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Bridging the gap: first record of Mertens' prawn-goby Vanderhorstia mertensi in Israel

  • Menachem Goren (a1), Nir Stern (a1) and Bella S. Galil (a2)

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The Indo-Pacific fish species Vanderhorstia mertensi was found, for the first time, off the Israeli coast in the Mediterranean. This shrimp-associated goby was reported so far only from the Mediterranean coast of Turkey. Its presence verifies the status of V. mertensi as an Erythraean alien.

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Correspondence should be addressed to: M. Goren, Department of Zoology, George S. Wise Faculty of Life Sciences, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel email: gorenm@post.tau.ac.il

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Bridging the gap: first record of Mertens' prawn-goby Vanderhorstia mertensi in Israel

  • Menachem Goren (a1), Nir Stern (a1) and Bella S. Galil (a2)

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