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Aquaculture Studies 2015, Vol 15, Num, 4     (Pages: 029-033)

The Presence Of Torquigener flavimaculosus Hardy & Randall, 1983 In The Mersin Bay, Turkiye

Ahmet DÖNMEZ 1

DOI : 10.17693/yunusae.v15i21958.235753 Viewed : 2050 - Downloaded : 1350 The existence of Torquigener flavimaculosus Hardy & Randall, a lessepsian species that belong to family Tetradontidae was first reported from the Fethiye Bay of Mediterranean coast of Turkey. It`s known that this Indo-Pasific originated species scatters along the southeastern Aegean Sea to Rhodes Island. This study reiterated the existence of this species in Mersin Bay of Turkey. Keywords : Tetraodontidae,Torquigener flavimaculosus,lessepsian,Turkey,Mersin Bay