Spicara

Spicara is a genus of picarels native to the eastern Atlantic Ocean and the western Indian Ocean.[1]

Spicara
Spicara maena male spawning.jpg
Spicara maena
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Spicara

Type species
Spicara flexuosa
Rafinesque, 1810

SpeciesEdit

There are currently eight recognized species in this genus:[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2015). Species of Spicara in FishBase. August 2015 version.
  2. ^ Bektas Y., Aksu I., Kalayci G., Irmak E., Engin S., Turan D. Genetic differentiation of three Spicara (Pisces: Centracanthidae) species, S. maena, S. flexuosa and S. smaris: and intraspecific substructure of S. flexuosa in Turkish coastal waters (англ.) // Turkish Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. — 2018. — Vol. 18, no. 2. — P. 301—311. — DOI:10.4194/1303-2712-v18_2_09
  3. ^ Imsiridou A., Minos G., Gakopoulou A., Katsares V., Karidas T., Katselis G. Discrimination of two picarel species Spicara flexuosa and Spicara maena (Pisces: Centracanthidae) based on mitochondrial DNA sequences (англ.) // J. Fish Biol.. — 2011. — Vol. 78, no. 1. — P. 373—377. — DOI:10.1111/j.1095-8649.2010.02858.x