A New Grey Mullet Species " Mugil so-iuy Basilewsky" (Teleostei: Mugilidae) From the Aegean Coast of Turkey

Authors: Murat KAYA, Savaş MATER, Ali Yıldırım KORKUT

Abstract: Mugil so-iuyis a freshwater fish living in Amu Darya River Basin, Far East Asia. It was first introduced to the area around the Sea of Azov for fish farming but, then migrated to the Black Sea, and from there to the Sea of Marmara. The present study is the first report from the Aegean Sea. Morphometrical and meristic characteristics of the two specimens caught are described.

Keywords: Mugil so-iuy, Russian grey mullet, Far East Pelingas.

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