SILVER-CHEEKED TOADFISH, LAGOCEPHALUS SCELERATUS (ACTINOPTERYGII: TETRAODONTIFORMES: TETRAODONTIDAE), CAUSES A SUBSTANTIAL ECONOMIC LOSSES IN THE TURKISH MEDITERRANEAN COAST: A CALL FOR DECISION MAKERS


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ÜNAL V. , GÖNCÜOĞLU H., Durgun D., TOSUNOĞLU Z. , DEVAL M. C. , Turan C.

ACTA ICHTHYOLOGICA ET PISCATORIA, cilt.45, ss.231-237, 2015 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 45 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Doi Numarası: 10.3750/aip2015.45.3.02
  • Dergi Adı: ACTA ICHTHYOLOGICA ET PISCATORIA
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.231-237

Özet

Background. While some Lessepsian species provide economic benefits for Mediterranean fisheries, others cause economic losses. Lagocephalus sceleratus known as silver-cheeked toadfish poses a great risk to human health if consumed economic losses for fishers by damaging their fishing gears. This study aims to determine the socio-economic impact of silver-cheeked toadfish, with regards to its impact on biodiversity and socio-economic factors for small-scale fisheries.