Stonefish Synanceia verrucosa Bloch & Schneider, 1801 (Actinopterygii: Synanceiidae): the first record in the Syrian coast and the fourth in the Mediterranean

Amir Ibrahim, Firas Alshawy, Chirine Hussein

Abstract

Fish species introduction into the Mediterranean Sea is constantly increasing, and this is what worries biologists especially after the arrival of poisonous species. In this paper, Synanceia verrucosa is recorded for the first time in the Syrian marine waters, filling the gap of its distributions between north and south of the eastern Mediterranean.

Keywords

Synanceiidae, Synanceia verrucosa, Mediterranean, Syrian marine waters.

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