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Habitat structure determines coral reef fish assemblages at the northern tip of the Red Sea
Abstract Coral reefs and reef fish communities at the northern tip of the Gulf of Aqaba (Red Sea) are at the extreme of their distribution range. We investigated the effect of habitat structure onExpand
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An analysis of rocky coastal eastern Mediterranean fish assemblages and a comparison with an adjacent small artificial reef
Abstract The fish assemblages of two natural rocky habitats and a small artificial reef on the Mediterranean coast of Israel were studied. A total of 54 species belonging to 23 families wasExpand
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Ontogenesis and cytomorphology of the nasal olfactory organs in the Oman Shark, Iago omanensis (Triakidae), in the Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea
Sharks (Selachi) are among the largest predators in deep and shallow seas, feeding on live and dead prey. Olfaction is one of the central senses by which they forage, especially at night and in deepExpand
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Distribution, morphology, and cytology of ampullae of Lorenzini in the Oman shark, Iago omanensis (Triakidae), from the Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea
Ampullae of Lorenzini are electrosensitive organs that, together with the olfactory organs, form the main sensory systems for foraging and navigation in skates, rays, and sharks. In sharks, theseExpand
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AN ANNOTATED LIST OF DEEP-SEA FISHES COLLECTED IN THE NORTHERN RED SEA, GULF OF AQABA
ABSTRACT During the years 1989–1993 an intensive collection of fishes from the aphotic zone (below 150 m) of the northern part of the Gulf of Aqaba was conducted. This survey recorded 69 fishExpand
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SHARKS FROM THE AMIRANTES ISLANDS, SEYCHELLES, WITH A DESCRIPTION OF TWO NEW SPECIES OF SQUALOIDS FROM THE DEEP SEA
During a research cruise conducted in December 1998 off Alphonse Island, Seychelles, sharks were collected. A large specimen identified as Pseudotriakis microdon presents morphometrics different fromExpand
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Ichthyofauna of the rocky coastal littoral of the Israeli Mediterranean, with reference to the paucity of Red Sea (Lessepsian) migrants in this habitat
Abstract The ichthyofauna of the shallow rocky habitats was studied at three different localities on Israel's Mediterranean coast, at three sites, Mikhmoret (45 km north of Tel Aviv), Habonim (60 kmExpand
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The early stages of development in Carcharhinus plumbeus
Six embryos of the sandbar shark, Carcharhinus plumbeus, were found in a gravid female caught at Ras Muhammad, southern tip of Sinai peninsula, in October 1975. Their external morphology, internalExpand
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Morphological and cytological ontogenesis of the ampullae of Lorenzini and lateral line canals in the Oman shark, Iago omanensis Norman 1939 (Triakidae), from the Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea
The Oman shark, Iago omanensis, is a small, placental viviparous species encountered in great numbers in the deeper waters of the Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea. It reproduces year‐round, providing anExpand
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Ocular development in the Oman shark, Iago omanensis (Triakidae), Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea
Ocular ontogenesis was studied in embryos of the placental viviparous shark, Iago omanensis, abundant in the Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea, at depths of 150–1500 meters. Samples of gravid females wereExpand
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