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First record of the Atlantic bumper Chloroscombrus chrysurus (Teleostei: Carangidae) in the Mediterranean Sea.

Authors
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  • 1 Área de Gestión Sanitaria Sur de Granada (SAS, Junta de Andalucía), Avenida Martín Cuevas, s/n, 18600, Motril, Granada, Spain. , (Spain)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of fish biology
1095-8649
Publication Date
Volume
82
Issue
3
Pages
1064–1067
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1111/jfb.12041
PMID: 23464561
Source
Medline
License
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Abstract

In December 1997, one specimen of the Atlantic bumper, Chloroscombrus chrysurus was recorded for the first time in the Mediterranean Sea, off Almuñécar (Granada, Spain: 36° 43' 26″ N; 3° 41' 39″ W). This species probably entered the Mediterranean Sea via the Strait of Gibraltar.

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