First record of Red cornetfish, Fistularia petimba Lacepède, 1803 (Actinopterygii: Fistulariidae) from the Syrian coast

Chirine Hussein, Amir Ibrahim, Firas Alshawy

Abstract

Fistulariidae species (Cornetfishes) exist in tropical and subtropical waters having four species; two of them are found in the Mediterranean Sea. This study records Fistularia petimba from the Syrian marine waters for the first time, filling the gap in its distribution along the eastern Mediterranean.

Keywords

Mediterranean, Lessepsian, Fistularia petimba, Lattakia.

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