On the occurrence of the Synodontis eupterus (Mochokidae) in the Adriatic drainage system of Croatia: a case of an introduced aquarium species and suggestions for alien species detection measures

Dulčić J., Tutman P., Dragičević B.

Published date: October 2018
Volume: 42
Number: 3
Pagination: 297-298
Publisher: Société Française d'Ichtyologie
doi: https://doi.org/10.26028/cybium/2018-423-007
Abstract

On November 8th 2017, a specimen of featherfin squeaker has been collected in the Mala Neretva River in Croatia (Adriatic drainage system). This is the first record of the featherfin squeaker, Synodontis eupterus, an ornamental fish species, in the freshwaters of Croatia. This case appeal for policies to prevent and detect accidental introductions.

Keywords: Croatia - Featherfin squeaker - Introduced species - Mochokidae - Neretva River - Ornamental - Synodontis eupterus
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