Acta Ichthyologica et Piscatoria 45(2): 203-206, doi: 10.3750/AIP2015.45.2.11
First record of imperial blackfish, Schedophilus ovalis (Actinopterygii: Perciformes: Centrolophidae), from the Tunisian coast, central Mediterranean
expand article infoS. Rafrafi-Nouira, D. Golani, O. El Kamel-Moutalibi, M. Boumaïza, C. Reynaud, C. Capapé
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Two specimens of imperial blackfish, Schedophilus ovalis (Cuvier 1829), were found for the first time off the Tunisian coast, in northern area. Both specimens are described, and occurrence of the species in the area and the Mediterranean Sea is discussed and commented.
Osteichthyes, morphometric measurements, meristic counts, distribution, extension range