CAHIERS DE BIOLOGIE MARINE, vol.59, no.4, pp.385-389, 2018 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
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CAHIERS DE BIOLOGIE MARINE
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Belone belone, Garfish, Maximum record, Total length, ADRIATIC SEA, BLACK-SEA, FEEDING-HABITS, EUXINI-GUNTHER, L., WEIGHT, GARPIKE, BIOLOGY, WATERS, DIET
A specimen of the garfish, Belone belone (Linnaeus, 1761), was caught in the coast of Gokceada Island, the northern Aegean Sea along the Turkish coasts. Its total length was 93.3 cm and weight was 1120 g. The given size is the maximum observed length value of the species for the Aegean Sea and the other coasts of Turkey. Also, it is the second largest length ever reported in the all seas of the world.