Oman Fish Biodiversity

  title={Oman Fish Biodiversity},
  author={Saud M. Al-Jufaili and Greg Hermosa and S. Al-Shuaily and Amal Al Mujaini},
  journal={Journal of King Abdulaziz University-marine Sciences},
The current work presents a comprehensive checklist of the Omani fish species. The different fish samples have been collected since the establishment of the Department of Marine Science and Fisheries (MSAF) in 1986. The fish samples identified by the MSAF were compared with the most recent published book on the Coastal Fishes of Oman. The number of Omani fishes (from both fresh water and sea water) totalled 1179, distributed in 527 genera, 165 families and 37 orders. Under the Chondrichtyes… Expand

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