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During surveys of the Hadhramout coast, the Gulf of Aden, five fish species were recorded. Review of all previous studies and publications show that these species from different families were not previously reported in the Gulf. The species identified include Lepidocybium flavobrunneum (Gempylidae), Muraenesox cinereus (Muraenesocidae), Conger macrocephalus (Congridae), Histiopterus typus (Pentacerotidae) and Brotula multibarbata (Ophidiidae). This paper describes the detailed characteristics of each species.


Perciformes Anguilliformes Ophidiiformes Muraenesocidae.

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Attaala Muhaysin ALI, Prof

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Department of Marine Sciences, Caspian Sea Basin Research Center, University of Guilan, Rasht, Iran.

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ALI, A. M., ALGURABI, M. A., NASIBULINA, B. M., KUROCHKINA, T. F., & BAKHSHALIZADEH, S. (2021). New Records of some fishes from Hadhramout coast, Gulf of Aden, Yemen. Iranian Journal of Ichthyology, 8(3), 189–203.


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