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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4565.4.9

The marine teleost fishes of the Sea of Marmara; an updated and annotated checklist

M. LEVENT ARTÜZ, RONALD FRICKE

Abstract


A revised check-list of the teleost fishes for Sea of Marmara includes 263 species in 78 families, providing a short historical background and comments on problematic reports. The paper also includes a discussion of other literature reports on taxonomic changes to serve as a guideline for future survey work and ecological studies, including some data regarding the economic importance of some species.

 


Keywords


Pisces, marine fishes; ichthyofauna; distribution; Sea of Marmara; Bosporus; Dardanelles

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