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Paranthias furcifer (Perciformes: Serranidae), a new alien fish in the Mediterranean Sea

Authors

  • J. Dulčić,

    1. Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries, Setaliste I. Mestrovica 63, P. O. Box 500, 21000 Split, Croatia
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  • B. Dragičević

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    1. Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries, Setaliste I. Mestrovica 63, P. O. Box 500, 21000 Split, Croatia
      Tel.: +38521408013; email: brankod@izor.com
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Tel.: +38521408013; email: brankod@izor.com

Abstract

A specimen of a creole fish Paranthias furcifer (285 mm total length) was captured in Marina Bay (Croatian coast) in the eastern Adriatic Sea. This is the first Mediterranean record of this species. The possible modes of introduction of species are discussed.

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