International Journal of
Fisheries and Aquaculture

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Fish. Aquac.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9839
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJFA
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 214

Full Length Research Paper

First occurrence of the Red Sea goatfish, Parupeneus forsskali (Fourmanoir & Guézé, 1976) in the coastal waters of Egyptian Mediterranean Sea

Sahar F. Mehanna
  • Sahar F. Mehanna
  • National Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries, Egypt.
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Usama M. Mahmoud
  • Usama M. Mahmoud
  • Department of Zoology, Faculty of Science, Assiut University, Egypt.
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Eman M. Hassanien
  • Eman M. Hassanien
  • National Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries, Egypt.
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  •  Received: 22 March 2016
  •  Accepted: 05 July 2016
  •  Published: 30 September 2016


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