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Westward Extension of the Lionfish Pterois volitans Linnaeus, 1758 along the Mediterranean Coast of Turkey

Mehmet Gokoglu*, Serkan Teker, David Julian

Abstract

One red lionfish (Pterois volitans) was caught in the Gulf of Antalya on October 15th 2016. The present study, seconf record of P. volitans was reported in the coast of the Antalya Bay, Turkey. Our study shows that P. volitans westward extension along to Turkey Mediterranean coasts.

Keywords

Lionfish, Pterois volitans, Westward Extension, Turkey

 

Volume 2, No 2, 67-72, 2017

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