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First record of the Brassy Chub Kyphosus vaigiensis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1825) in the Eastern Mediterranean (Osteichthyes: Perciformes: Kyphosidae)

Author:
Goren, Menachem, Galil, Bella S., Gevili, Roy, Stern, Nir
Source:
Zoology in the Middle East 2016 v.62 no.4 pp. 319-322
ISSN:
2326-2680
Subject:
Kyphosus, coasts, Israel
Abstract:
The Brassy Chub, Kyphosus vaigiensis , first recorded in the Mediterranean in 1998, is reported herein from the coast of Israel. The identity of the specimen was confirmed by morphological and molecular analysis. This is the first record of K. vaigiensis from the Eastern Mediterranean. The possible origins of the Israeli record is discussed.
Agid:
5592682