First record of Epinephelus marginatus (Serranidae: Epinephelinae) in the eastern English Channel

Mahé K., Cochard M.L., Quéro J.C., Sevin K., Bailly N., Tetard A.

Date de parution: septembre 2012
Volume: 36
Number: 3
Pagination: 485–486
Editeur: Société Française d’Ichtyologie

This is the first record of a Dusky grouper specimen (Epinephelus marginatus, Lowe, 1834), which is essentially a Mediterranean species, in the Eastern English Channel. It has been caught on 10 June 2011 in the Bay of Seine. It measured 66 cm and weighted 5.5 kg. This specimen was a female of 12 years old.

Mots-clés: Atlantic Ocean - Eastern English Channel - Epinephelus marginatus - First record - Serranidae
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