On the presence of the Madeiran sardinella Sardinella maderensis (Clupeidae) in the Gulf of Valencia (Western Mediterranean)

Sanz-Brau A., Mezquita F.

Date de parution: septembre 2009
Volume: 33
Number: 3
Pagination: 251-252

The occurrence of Sardinella maderensis (Osteichthyes: Clupeidae) in the Gulf of Valencia (Western Mediterranean) is confirmed for the first time. We suggest that this finding can be considered an indication of the species’ range shift in response to global warming.

Mots-clés: Clupeidae - Global warming - Gulf of Valencia - MED - Record - Sardinella maderensis
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