Scientia Marina, Vol 71, No 1 (2007)

On the record of Red seabream Pagrus major (Temminck and Schlegel,1843) (Osteichthyes: Sparidae) in the Adriatic Sea

Jakov Dulcic
Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries, Split, Croatia

Miro Kraljevic
Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries, Split, Croatia


One specimen of red seabream Pagrus major, 44.9 cm total length, was caught in the eastern middle Adriatic (Island Molat, Cape Bonaster) by long-line hook at a depth of about 20 m on a hard rocky bottom on 25 September 2004. It is the first record of this species in the Adriatic Sea and Mediterranean area.  


Pagrus major; Sparidae; record; Mediterranean; Adriatic

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