On the Occurrence of Juvenile Thunnus thynnus in the Bay of Izmir, Aegean Sea, Turkey


Coker T., Akyol O. , Kara A.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF FISHERIES AND AQUATIC SCIENCES, vol.16, no.4, pp.1031-1034, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 16 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.4194/1303-2712-v16_4_30
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF FISHERIES AND AQUATIC SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.1031-1034

Abstract

Two specimens of juvenile Thunnus thynnus (Linnaeus, 1758) were caught off Urla coast in Izmir Bay, Aegean Sea by a commercial gillnet at the depth of 8 m. These juvenile tuna fishes are observed for the first time in Izmir Bay, even if the larger individuals are well-known in the area.