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On the occurrence of Cheilopogon furcatus in the Mediterranean Sea

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The spotfin flyingfish Cheilopogon furcatus is recorded for the first time in the Mediterranean Sea, near Zarzis, in the Gulf of Gabès, southern Tunisia. This record is probably due to migration from the eastern Atlantic through the Strait of Gibraltar.

Keywords: Atlantic migration; Exocoetidae; Mediterranean Sea; Tunisia

Document Type: Research Article


Affiliations: 1: Department of Evolution, Systematics and Ecology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel and 2: Département des Ressources animales, halieutiques et des Technologies Agro alimentaires, Institut national agronomique de Tunisie, 43 avenue Charles Nicolle, Cité Mahrajène, 1082 Tunis, Tunisia, 3: Laboratoire d’Ichtyologie, case 104, Université Montpellier II, Sciences et Techniques du Languedoc, 34095 Montpellier cedex 05, France

Publication date: October 1, 2005

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