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A new record of Cephalopholis taeniops in the Mediterranean Sea, with considerations on the Sicily channel as a biogeographical crossroad of exotic fish

  • P. Guidetti (a1), F. Giardina (a2) and E. Azzurro (a3)

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The record of several individuals of the African hind Cephalopholis taeniops from Lampedusa Island (Italy) is here reported, with discussion on the biogeographical importance of the Sicily channel as a crossroad for exotic fish of Atlantic and Indo-pacific origin.

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Correspondence should be addressed to: P. Guidetti, Laboratory of Zoology and Marine Biology, DiSTeBA, CoNISMa, University of Salento, 73100 Lecce, Italy email: paolo.guidetti@unisalento.it

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A new record of Cephalopholis taeniops in the Mediterranean Sea, with considerations on the Sicily channel as a biogeographical crossroad of exotic fish

  • P. Guidetti (a1), F. Giardina (a2) and E. Azzurro (a3)

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