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Turkish Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 2017, Vol 17, Num, 2     (Pages: 449-450)

First Report of Pempheris rhomboidea (Perciformes: Pempheridae) Beneath Offshore Sea-Cages in the Aegean Sea

Okan Akyol 1 ,F. Ozan Düzbastılar 1 ,Tevfik Ceyhan 1

1 Ege University Faculty of Fisheries, 35440 Urla, Izmir, Turkey DOI : 10.4194/1303-2712-v17_2_25 Viewed : 3900 - Downloaded : 3248 Two groups of Pempheris rhomboidea were reported for the first time under a sea-cage farm in the south-eastern Aegean Sea in January and June 2016. This ichthyological note reports on the occurrence of schools of this Lessepsian fish beneath an offshore sea-cage, at 50 m depth during daytime as a solitary species. Keywords : Sweeper, Pempheris rhomboidea, Lessepsian, sea-cage farms, Aegean Sea