Acta Ichthyologica et Piscatoria 43(1): 79-82, doi: 10.3750/AIP2013.43.1.12
Additional records of Champsodon vorax and Champsodon capensis (Actinopterygii: Perciformes: Champsodontidae) from the eastern Mediterranean Sea
expand article infoM. Gökoğlu, Y. Özvarol
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On 25 September 2012, seven individuals of Champsodon vorax Günther, 1867 and five individuals of Champsodon capensis Regan, 1908 were captured during a bottom trawl activity, from a depth of 30–100 m in the Gulf of Antalya, Turkey. Both species are Lessepsian migrants, previously reported in the eastern Mediterranean Sea. C. vorax is being reported for the first time from Turkey, whereas C. capensis is recorded for the first time in the Gulf of Antalya.
Lessepsian migrants, Champsodon vorax, Champsodon capensis, Champsodontidae, Gulf of Antalya, eastern Mediterranean Sea