New Records of some fishes from Hadhramout coast, Gulf of Aden, Yemen

Attaala Muhaysin ALI, Mohammed Awadh ALGURABI, Botagoz Murasovna NASIBULINA, Tatyana Fedorovna KUROCHKINA, Shima BAKHSHALIZADEH

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Perciformes, Anguilliformes, Ophidiiformes, Muraenesocidae.

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