Supplementary data on the distribution of the African hind, Cephalopholis taeniops (Valenciennes, 1828), in the Mediterranean Sea coast of Turkey

Gülnaz ÖZCAN, Deniz ERGÜDEN, Tahir ÖZCAN


Non-native African hind, Cephalopholis taeniops (Valenciennes, 1828), was for the first time recorded in the Levantine coast of Turkey (eastern Mediterranean). One specimen belong to C. taeniops was collected at the depths between 15 and 25 m in Iskenderun Bay. This paper is based on the literature review and the first record of C. taeniops from the Levantine coast of Turkey and suplemantary distribution in the Mediterranean Sea.


Serranidae, Cephalopholis taeniops, Non-native, İskenderun Bay, eastern Mediterranean

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