Turkish Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
2017, Vol 17, Num, 2 (Pages: 449-450)
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First Report of Pempheris rhomboidea (Perciformes: Pempheridae) Beneath Offshore Sea-Cages in the Aegean Sea
1 Ege University Faculty of Fisheries, 35440 Urla, Izmir, Turkey
Two groups of Pempheris rhomboidea were reported for the first time under a sea-cage farm in the south-eastern Aegean Sea in January and June 2016. This ichthyological note reports on the occurrence of schools of this Lessepsian fish beneath an offshore sea-cage, at 50 m depth during daytime as a solitary species.
Sweeper, Pempheris rhomboidea, Lessepsian, sea-cage farms, Aegean Sea