Equulites klunzingeri (Steindachner, 1898),

Bogorodsky, Sergey V., Alpermann, Tilman J., Mal, Ahmad O. & Gabr, Mohamed H., 2014, Survey of demersal fishes from southern Saudi Arabia, with five new records for the Red Sea, Zootaxa 3852 (4), pp. 401-437: 423

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Equulites klunzingeri (Steindachner, 1898)


Equulites klunzingeri (Steindachner, 1898) 

Material examined. SMF 35028View Materials (5: 8.2 –9.0 cm); SMF 35029View Materials (4: 8.2–10.3 cm); KAUMM 79 (5: 7.4–8.3 cm); KAUMM 80 (6: 7.6–8.6 cm).

Remarks. Previously known as endemic to the Gulf of Suez and immigrant to the Mediterranean Sea via Suez Canal ( Dor 1984); the record off Jizan extends its known distribution in the Red Sea, and the species was also recently reported from the Gulf of Oman ( Jawad et al. 2012).


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