Acta Ichthyologica et Piscatoria 43(4): 307-314, doi: 10.3750/AIP2013.43.4.08
Mediterranean fish—Gammogobius steinitzi Bath, 1971 (Actinopterygii: Perciformes: Gobiidae)—a new representative of the Black Sea ichthyofauna
expand article infoO.A. Kovtun, L.G. Manilo
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Gammogobius steinitzi Bath, 1971, a goby species endemic to the Mediterranean Sea, was observed for the first time in the Black Sea in marine caves of western Crimea (Tarkhankut, Ukraine). A description of the morphological and ecological characteristics is given on the basis of the analyses of 5 specimens. The morphological and ecological characteristics of the Black Sea specimens do not differ from the Mediterranean ones.
Tarkhankut, marine caves, Gobiidae, Steinitz’s goby, new record, morphological characteristics