Additional record of Hemiramphus far (Forsskål, 1775) (Hemiramphidae) in Northern Aegean Sea (İzmir Bay, Turkey)

On December 5, 2018, a specimen of the spotted halfbeak, Hemiramphus far has been caught by a purse-seiner off Gediz River delta, İzmir Bay at a depth of 40 m. This paper presents the first occurrence of H. far in İzmir Bay. At the same time, this short note presents the fourth record of H. far for the Turkish Aegean Sea, including Gökova and Güllük Bays, and Eski Foça.

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Kaynak Göster

Marine Science and Technology Bulletin
  • ISSN: 2147-9666
  • Yayın Aralığı: Yılda 4 Sayı
  • Başlangıç: 2012
  • Yayıncı: Adem Yavuz Sönmez

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