Zenopsis conchifera (Lowe, 1852) (Pisces, Actinopterygii, Zeidae): a new alien fish in the Mediterranean Sea
Abstract:The first documented occurrence of a silvery John dory, Zenopsis conchifera, in the Mediterranean Sea is reported. A female (645 mm total length, 3296 g body mass) of Z. conchifera was caught in July 2006 by a commercial bottom trawler off the northern Tunisian coast (central Mediterranean Sea).
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: Institute for the study of the Marine Coastal Environment (IAMC-CNR), via L. Vaccara 61, 91026 Mazara (TP), Italy
Publication date: 2007-12-01