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Title: First record of Pontinus kuhlii in Maltese waters
Authors: Castriota, Luca
Deidun, Alan
Keywords: Scorpionfishes -- Malta
Introduced organisms -- Mediterranean Sea
Sicily, Strait of
Issue Date: 2014
Publisher: BioMed Central Ltd.
Citation: Castriota, L., & Deidun, A. (2014). First record of Pontinus kuhlii in Maltese waters. Marine Biodiversity Records, 7, 1-3.
Abstract: The presence of the offshore rockfish, Pontinus kuhlii (Scorpaeniformes, Scorpaenidae), is reported for the first time in Maltese waters (Strait of Sicily). One specimen was caught offshore Gozo (Maltese archipelago) in October 2013 by bottom longline. The eastward range expansion within the Mediterranean of this Atlantic species is discussed.
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