A new record of the barred knifejaw Oplegnathus fasciatus (Perciformes, Oplegnathidae), a Pacific fish, in the Adriatic Sea (Urinj, Croatia)

Dulčić J., Dragičević B., Vrgoč N., Isajlović I., Đođo Ž., Antolović N.

Published date: September 2016
Volume: 40
Number: 3
Pagination: 261-262
Publisher: Société Française d'Ichtyologie
doi: https://doi.org/10.26028/cybium/2016-403-012

On 23 November 2015, one specimen of Oplegnathus fasciatus was caught by a trap designed for catching Nephrops norvegicus at around one Nm off the Urinj (Rijeka Bay, Croatian coast, northern Adriatic) (45º17’00.40”N; 14º30’35,95'”E). This is the first record in Croatian part of the Adriatic Sea. 

Keywords: Adriatic - Croatian coast - First record - Oplegnathidae - Oplegnathus fasciatus
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