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Volume 46, Issue 2


The first record of the oilfish Ruvettus pretiosus Cocco, 1833 (Pisces: Gempylidae) from the Sea of Marmara, Turkey

Deniz Acarli / Uğur Altinağaç
  • Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Faculty of Marine Sciences and Technology, Çanakkale, Turkey
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/ Uğur Özekinci
  • Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Faculty of Marine Sciences and Technology, Çanakkale, Turkey
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  • Ege University, Department of Hydrobiology, Faculty of Fisheries, 35100 Bornova, Izmir, Turkey
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Published Online: 2017-05-31 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/ohs-2017-0026


The benthopelagic oilfish Ruvettus pretiosus Cocco, 1833 was recorded for the first time from the Marmara Sea coast in Turkey. In addition, this is the third record of the species from the Turkish sea waters.

Key words: Gempylidae; oilfish; Ruvettus pretiosus; Marmara Sea; Dardanelles Strait


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About the article

Received: 2016-04-25

Accepted: 2016-08-17

Published Online: 2017-05-31

Published in Print: 2017-06-27

Citation Information: Oceanological and Hydrobiological Studies, Volume 46, Issue 2, Pages 249–252, ISSN (Online) 1897-3191, ISSN (Print) 1730-413X, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/ohs-2017-0026.

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