Acta Ichthyologica et Piscatoria 44(2): 159-161, doi: 10.3750/AIP2014.44.2.11
First record of marbled stingray, Dasyatis marmorata (Elasmobranchii: Myliobatiformes: Dasyatidae), on the coast of Turkey, north-eastern Mediterranean
expand article infoD. Erguden, C. Turan, M. Gurlek, A. Uyan, A.N. Reyhaniye
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Two specimens of marbled stingray, Dasyatis marmorata (Steindachner, 1892), were captured for the first time on 24–25 October 2013 in the Iskenderun Bay, located in the north-eastern Mediterranean coast of Turkey. This is the first record of D. marmorata in Turkish coastal waters and the seventh dasyatid species reported to date from the area.
stingray, description, morphometric measurements, Iskenderun Bay