First record of Tetragonurus cuvieri Risso, 1810 (Tetragonuridae) from the Eastern Mediterranean
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CitationAyas, D., Ergüden, D., Çiftçi, N. (2022). First record of Tetragonurus cuvieri Risso, 1810 (Tetragonuridae) from the Eastern Mediterranean. Journal of Fish Taxonomy, 23, pp. 42-46.
A single specimen of the smalleye squaretail, Tetragonurus cuvieri Risso, 1810, (39.2 cm in total length) was caught with a commercial trammel net at a depth of 550 m in January 2022 from Mersin Bay (NE Mediterranean, Turkey). This is the first record of T. cuvieri in the Northeastern Mediterranean, Turkey. Morphological measurements of the specimen were made and recorded with the catalog number (MEUFC-22-11-134) in the Museum of Marine Life, Mersin University.