MOLECULAR IDENTIFICATION OF PUFFER FISH LAGOCEPHALUS SCELERATUS (GMELIN, 1789) AND LAGOCEPHALUS SPADICEUS (RICHARDSON, 1845) FROM EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN, TURKEY


Tüney İ.

FRESENIUS ENVIRONMENTAL BULLETIN, cilt.25, no.5, ss.1429-1437, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 25 Konu: 5
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Dergi Adı: FRESENIUS ENVIRONMENTAL BULLETIN
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1429-1437

Özet

The Mediterranean Sea is home to numerous invasive marine species. The Suez Canal is considered as the major route of migrating Indo-Pacific species known as Lessepsian species, from the Red Sea into the Mediterranean. One of those species Lagocephalus sceleratus and Lagocephalus spadiceus has serious impact on the ecosystem, fisheries and human health within a decade.