Record of Carcharhinus falciformis (Bibron in Müller & Henle, 1839), in Italian waters (Ligurian Sea, Northwestern Mediterranean)

Garibaldi F., Orsi Relini L.

Published date: June 2012
Volume: 36
Number: 2
Pagination: 399–400
Publisher: Société Française d’Ichtyologie
doi: https://doi.org/10.26028/cybium/2012-362-011
Abstract

A specimen of the silky shark, Carcharhinus falciformis (Bibron in Müller {&} Henle, 1839), male, 209 cm TL, was caught off Sanremo, in the Ligurian Sea (Northwestern Mediterranean) as commercial by catch of the swordfish longline fishery. It represents the first documented record in Italian waters and the most northerly record of the species in the Mediterranean.

Keywords: Carcharhinidae - Carcharhinus falciformis - Ligurian Sea - MED - Record
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