Check List 13(4): 47-51, doi: 10.15560/13.4.47
First record of the engraulid fish Encrasicholina macrocephala (Clupeiformes) from Somalia
expand article infoHarutaka Hata, Hiroyuki Motomura§
‡ Kagoshima University, Kagoshima, Japan§ Kagoshima University Museum, Kagoshima, Japan
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A single specimen of Encrasicholina macrocephala Hata & Motomura, 2015 (58.7 mm in standard length), collected in Somalia in 1986, is the first record of the species from Somalian waters. This species is otherwise known only from the type specimens, collected in Djibouti and Oman.
Range extension; Engraulidae; Teleostei; fish fauna; morphology; new record