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https://doi.org/10.32582/aa.61.2.10

A new maximum length of the spotted weever, Trachinus araneus Cuvier, 1829 (Perciformes: Trachinidae) from Western Mediterranean (Oran Bay)

Lotfi Bensahla-Talet ; University Oran1. Ahmed BENBELLA, Faculty of Natural Science and Life, Department of Biology, 31000-Oran, Algeria
Ahmed Bensahla-Talet ; University Oran1. Ahmed BENBELLA, Faculty of Natural Science and Life, Department of Biology, 31000-Oran, Algeria


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Abstract

On the 29th of October 2018, one specimen of the spotted weever, Trachinus araneus measuring 47.3 cm in total length and weighting 968 g was captured by trammel net operating in Oran Bay (Kristel fishery) Western Algerian coast at 100 m depth. Up to date, this length is a new record of maximum length reached for this trachinid in the Mediterranean basin.

Keywords

spotted weever; Trachinus araneus; maximum size; Oran Bay; Mediterranean Sea

Hrčak ID:

250373

URI

https://hrcak.srce.hr/250373

Publication date:

28.12.2020.

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