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First record of the blacktip grouper Epinephelus fasciatus (Teleostei: Serranidae) in the Mediterranean Sea

  • Michel Bariche (a1) and Phillip Heemstra (a2)

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A specimen of the Indo-Pacific blacktip grouper was collected at a depth of 20 m from off the coast of Lebanon. This constitutes the first record of the species in the Mediterranean and adds to the number of exotic serranids in the Mediterranean Sea.

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Correspondence should be addressed to: M. Bariche, Department of Biology, FAS American University of Beirut, PO Box 11–0236 Beirut, Lebanon email: michel.bariche@aub.edu.lb

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First record of the blacktip grouper Epinephelus fasciatus (Teleostei: Serranidae) in the Mediterranean Sea

  • Michel Bariche (a1) and Phillip Heemstra (a2)

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