The second record of marlin sucker, Remora osteochir (Echeneidae) from the Turkish waters (eastern Mediterranean Sea)

Okan AKYOL, Tevfik CEYHAN, Christian CAPAPÉ

Abstract

This paper reports a specimen marlin sucker, Remora osteochir, as second record from the Turkish waters and the third for the eastern Mediterranean where the species appears to be very rare. The reasons for such scarcity are explained and a short description of the specimen is also provided.

Keywords

Turkish waters, Geographical distribution, Mediterranean Sea, Extension range.

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