First record of Chilomycterus reticulatus (Osteichthyes: Diodontidae) in the Mediterranean Sea
Abstract:The spotfin burrfish Chilomycterus reticulatus (405 mm standard length) is recorded for the first time on the shoreline of the Mediterranean Sea. The adult specimen was found dried on a beach near the south Sardinian Sea (S. Antioco’s Island). Photographs and morphometrics of the specimen are given.
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: Department of Animal Biology and Ecology, University of Cagliari, Viale Poetto n.1 09126 Cagliari, Italy
Publication date: May 1, 2009