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New record of Carcharhinus brevipinna (Müller & Henle, 1839) from Mersin Bay, the Northeastern Mediterranean

Deniz Ayas, Nuray Çiftçi, Hasan Deniz Akbora*

Abstract

In this study, it was aimed to present the morphometric and meristic data of Carcharhinus brevipinna (Müller & Henle, 1839) which caught from Mersin Bay in February 2019. The total length of this shark specimen, which caught from a depth of 20 m, is 115 cm, and its weight is 11.5 kg. Morphometric measurements of the individual made, its photographs were taken and given the catalog number (MEUFC-19-11-104) and recorded in the Museum of the Systematic, Faculty of Fisheries, Mersin University.

Keywords

Carcharhinus brevipinna, Mersin Bay, Northeastern Mediterranean Sea

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