The Indian scad (Decapterus russelli), (Osteichtyes: Carangidae), a new Indo-Pacific fish invader of the eastern Mediterranean

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  • Daniel Golani Department of Evolution, Systematics and Ecology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3989/scimar.2006.70n4603

Keywords:

Decapterus russelli, Mediterranean, first record, Lessepsian migration

Abstract


The Indian scad, Decapterus russelli, is recorded for the first time from the Mediterranean. The presence of this Indo-Pacific species on the Mediterranean coast of Israel is evidently due to migration from the Red Sea via the Suez Canal. The collection of six specimens in the Mediterranean suggests that this species is well established in the Levant.

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Published

2006-12-30

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Golani D. The Indian scad (Decapterus russelli), (Osteichtyes: Carangidae), a new Indo-Pacific fish invader of the eastern Mediterranean. scimar [Internet]. 2006Dec.30 [cited 2022Aug.8];70(4):603-5. Available from: https://scientiamarina.revistas.csic.es/index.php/scientiamarina/article/view/66

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