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Turkish Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 2015, Vol 15, Num, 4     (Pages: 937-940)

Occurrence and New Geographical Record of Striped Seabream Lithognathus mormyrus (Linnaeus, 1758) in the Turkish Coast of Black Sea

Semih Engin 1 ,Arif Can Keskin 1 ,Tolga Akdemir 1 ,Dilruba Seyhan 1

1 Izmir Katip Celebi University, Faculty of Fisheries, Izmir, Turkey DOI : 10.4194/1303-2712-v15_4_18 Viewed : 4830 - Downloaded : 4081 In this study the striped seabream Lithognathus mormyrus (Linnaeus, 1758) has been reported for the first time and considered as new geographic record from the northern part of Turkish coasts. The observation points and sampling localities were given with some ecological remarks. The morphological features of this species were examined. The relationship between variations in habitat structure along the Turkish coasts of Black Sea and the observation frequencies of the new geographical record of striped seabream L. mormyrus was discussed. Keywords : Lithognathus mormyrus, striped seabream, ichthyofauna, Black Sea