Year 2020, Volume 4 , Issue 1, Pages 28 - 31 2020-06-29

Occurrence of the Young Thresher Shark Alopias superciliosus Lowe, 1841 (Lamniformes: Alopiidae) in the Northeastern Mediterranean Sea
Kuzeydoğu Akdeniz'de Yavru Sapan Köpekbalığı’nın Alopias superciliosus Lowe, 1841 (Lamniformes: Alopiidae) Bulunuşu

Deniz AYAS [1] , Hasan Deniz AKBORA [2] , Burak Ali ÇİÇEK [3]


The Bigeye Thresher Shark Alopias superciliosus Lowe, 1841 is one of the largest shark species found in the Pacific, Atlantic, and Indian oceans. They also have started to be seen in the Mediterranean Sea since the 1980s. The presence of two different species of Thresher sharks in Turkish waters is known, which are A. vulpinus and A. superciliosus. Thresher sharks can easily be distinguished from other shark species with their big tails. A juvenile female specimen of A. superciliosus with a total length of 240 cm was caught incidentally in Mersin Bay in January 2020. Essential measurements of the fish were fulfilled and the specimen was deposited in the Museum of the Systematic, Faculty of Fisheries, Mersin University (catalog number: MEUFC-20-11-127). This study is the first record of A. superciliosus in Mersin Bay.

Sapan Köpekbalığı (Alopias superciliosus Lowe, 1841), Pasifik, Atlantik ve Hint Okyanusunda büyük köpek balığı türlerinden biridir. 1980’lerden itibaren Akdeniz’de de görülmeye başlamışlardır. Türk sularında A. vulpinus ve A. superciliosus türlerinin görüldüğü bilinmektedir. Sapan Köpekbalıkları, büyük kuyrukları ile diğer köpekbalıklarından kolaylıkla ayırt edilebilirler. Toplam uzunluğu 240 cm olan bir adet yavru-dişi A. superciliosus örneği Ocak 2020'de Mersin Körfezi'nde tesadüfen yakalanmıştır. Örneğin gerekli ölçümleri tamamlandıktan sonra Mersin Üniversitesi, Su Ürünleri Fakültesi, Sistematik Müzesi’nde saklanmıştır (katalog numarası: MEUFC-20-11-127). Bu çalışma Mersin Körfezi’nde A. superciliosus için ilk kayıttır.

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Primary Language en
Subjects Biology
Journal Section Research Articles
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0001-6762-6284
Author: Deniz AYAS
Institution: MERSIN UNIVERSITY
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-6647-866X
Author: Hasan Deniz AKBORA (Primary Author)
Institution: EASTERN MEDITARRANEAN UNIVERSITY
Country: KKTC


Orcid: 0000-0001-6144-1721
Author: Burak Ali ÇİÇEK
Institution: EASTERN MEDITARRANEAN UNIVERSITY
Country: KKTC


Supporting Institution Mersin Üniversitesi
Project Number 2017-2-AP2-2353
Thanks This study was supported by the Research Fund of Mersin University in Turkey with Project Number: 2017-2-AP2-2353.
Dates

Application Date : April 2, 2020
Acceptance Date : April 20, 2020
Publication Date : June 29, 2020

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APA Ayas, D , Akbora, H , Çi̇çek, B . (2020). Occurrence of the Young Thresher Shark Alopias superciliosus Lowe, 1841 (Lamniformes: Alopiidae) in the Northeastern Mediterranean Sea . Commagene Journal of Biology , 4 (1) , 28-31 . DOI: 10.31594/commagene.713381
MLA Ayas, D , Akbora, H , Çi̇çek, B . "Occurrence of the Young Thresher Shark Alopias superciliosus Lowe, 1841 (Lamniformes: Alopiidae) in the Northeastern Mediterranean Sea" . Commagene Journal of Biology 4 (2020 ): 28-31 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/commagene/issue/52124/713381>
Chicago Ayas, D , Akbora, H , Çi̇çek, B . "Occurrence of the Young Thresher Shark Alopias superciliosus Lowe, 1841 (Lamniformes: Alopiidae) in the Northeastern Mediterranean Sea". Commagene Journal of Biology 4 (2020 ): 28-31
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ISNAD Ayas, Deniz , Akbora, Hasan Deniz , Çi̇çek, Burak Ali . "Occurrence of the Young Thresher Shark Alopias superciliosus Lowe, 1841 (Lamniformes: Alopiidae) in the Northeastern Mediterranean Sea". Commagene Journal of Biology 4 / 1 (June 2020): 28-31 . https://doi.org/10.31594/commagene.713381
AMA Ayas D , Akbora H , Çi̇çek B . Occurrence of the Young Thresher Shark Alopias superciliosus Lowe, 1841 (Lamniformes: Alopiidae) in the Northeastern Mediterranean Sea. Comm. J. Biol.. 2020; 4(1): 28-31.
Vancouver Ayas D , Akbora H , Çi̇çek B . Occurrence of the Young Thresher Shark Alopias superciliosus Lowe, 1841 (Lamniformes: Alopiidae) in the Northeastern Mediterranean Sea. Commagene Journal of Biology. 2020; 4(1): 28-31.
IEEE D. Ayas , H. Akbora and B. Çi̇çek , "Occurrence of the Young Thresher Shark Alopias superciliosus Lowe, 1841 (Lamniformes: Alopiidae) in the Northeastern Mediterranean Sea", Commagene Journal of Biology, vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 28-31, Jun. 2020, doi:10.31594/commagene.713381