Distribution, abundance and biological features of anglerfish (Lophius piscatoirus and Lophhius budegassa) (Osteichthyes: Lphiiformes) in the Mediterranean Sea
Keywords:Lophius piscatorius, Lophius budegassa, distribution, population structure, length at maturity, Mediterranean Sea
The distribution and biological features of anglerfish (Lophius piscatorius and L. budegassa) in the Mediterranean Sea were analysed from trawl surveys data (MEDITS project, years 1994-1999). The above-mentioned species were widely distributed in the Mediterranean, but differences in abundance were found according to geographic sectors and depths. Most of the collected specimens belonged to the first length cohorts and length distributions also differed at macro-area levels. Mean sizes at female sexual maturity were estimated at 68.5 cm and 66.2 cm total length, respectively for L. piscatorius and L. budegassa.
Download data is not yet available.
How to Cite
Ungaro N, Marano G, Auteri R, Voliani A, Massutí E, García-Rodríguez M, Osmani K. Distribution, abundance and biological features of anglerfish (Lophius piscatoirus and Lophhius budegassa) (Osteichthyes: Lphiiformes) in the Mediterranean Sea. scimar [Internet]. 2002Jun.30 [cited 2023Jun.10];66(S2):55-63. Available from: https://scientiamarina.revistas.csic.es/index.php/scientiamarina/article/view/608
Copyright (c) 2002 Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC)
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.© CSIC. Manuscripts published in both the printed and online versions of this Journal are the property of Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, and quoting this source is a requirement for any partial or full reproduction.
All contents of this electronic edition, except where otherwise noted, are distributed under a “Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International” (CC BY 4.0) License. You may read here the basic information and the legal text of the license. The indication of the CC BY 4.0 License must be expressly stated in this way when necessary.
Self-archiving in repositories, personal webpages or similar, of any version other than the published by the Editor, is not allowed.