North-easternmost record of Halosaurus ovenii Actinopterygii: Notacanthiformes: Halosauridae) in the Mediterranean Sea, with notes on its biology

@article{Pas2009NortheasternmostRO,
  title={North-easternmost record of Halosaurus ovenii Actinopterygii: Notacanthiformes: Halosauridae) in the Mediterranean Sea, with notes on its biology},
  author={A. Pa{\'i}s and P. Merella and M. C. Follesa and H. Motomura},
  journal={Acta Ichthyologica Et Piscatoria},
  year={2009},
  volume={39},
  pages={33-37}
}
  • A. País, P. Merella, +1 author H. Motomura
  • Published 2009
  • Biology
  • Acta Ichthyologica Et Piscatoria
  • A single adult female specimen of Halosaurus ovenii Johnson , 1864 was captured by trammel nets at a depth of about 200 m off the coast of Arbatax (Sardinia, Italy) in early April 2007. Macroscopic and microscopic analysis of the gonad showed a postspawning ovary. This is the fourth documented capture of this fish in the Mediterranean Sea, representing the north-easternmost record for this species in this geographic area. Furthermore, the present specimen was fished at the shallowest depth ever… CONTINUE READING
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