Three new exotic fish records from the SE Aegean Greek waters


  • Maria Corsini Hellenic Center for Marine Research/Hydrobiological Station of Rhodes
  • Panagiotis Margies Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, School of Veterinary Medicine, Thessaloniki, Greece.
  • Gerasimos Kondilatos Hellenic Center for Marine Research/Hydrobiological Station of Rhodes
  • Panos S. Economidis



Lessepsian migration, exotic fish, Iniistius pavo, Lagocephalus sceleratus, Seriola fasciata, Mediterranean Sea


Three exotic fish, Iniistius pavo (Labridae) and Lagocephalus sceleratus (Tetraodontidae), Lessepsian immigrants, and Seriola fasciata (Carangidae) of Atlantic origin, were recorded in the marine area of Rhodes Island (SE Aegean Sea, Greece). The first species is a new record for the Mediterranean Sea, the second is new for Greek waters, while the occurrence of the third is registered for the first time in the eastern Mediterranean Sea.


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Corsini M, Margies P, Kondilatos G, Economidis PS. Three new exotic fish records from the SE Aegean Greek waters. scimar [Internet]. 2006Jun.30 [cited 2023Oct.1];70(2):319-23. Available from:




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