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Turkish Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 2016, Vol 16, Num, 3     (Pages: 749-752)

Northernmost Record of Upeneus molluccensis (Bleeker, 1855) (Osteichthyes: Mullidae) in the Aegean Sea

Ilker Aydın 1 ,Okan Akyol 1

1 Ege University, Faculty of Fisheries, 35440 Urla, Izmir, Turkey DOI : 10.4194/1303-2712-v16_3_30 Viewed : 3591 - Downloaded : 3087 Two specimens of Upeneus moluccensis (Bleeker, 1855) were caught in İzmir and Çandarlı Bays, Aegean Sea of Turkey by bottom trawlers at depths of about 80-85 m, respectively. These fish are the first records from both areas, and this ichthyologic note constitutes also the northernmost extension range of the species in the Aegean Sea. Keywords : Upeneus moluccensis, Lessepsian, new record, dispersion