ANNOTATED CHECK LIST OF THE NON˗NATIVE FISH SPECIES (PISCES) OF THE BLACK SEA

Annotated check list of the non˗native fish species (Pisces) of the Black Sea

Maria Yankova, Danail Pavlov, Petya Ivanova, Evgenia Karpova, Alexander Boltachev, Levent Bat, Muammer Oral, Marina Mgeladze

Institute of Oceanology, BAS, First of May St., P. O. Box: 152, 9000, Varna, BULGARIA
Society of Innovative Ecologists in Bulgaria, Dr. Bassanovich St., No. 10, 9010, Varna, BULGARIA
Institute of Biology of Southern Seas, Sevastopol, Nakhimov av., 99011, Sevastopol, UKRAINE
Faculty of Fisheries, Istanbul University, Ordu St., No: 200, 34470, Laleli, Istanbul, TURKEY
Faculty of Fisheries, Sinop University, 57000, Sinop, TURKEY
Water Ecology and Fisheries Laboratory, National Environmental Agency, Agmashenebeli, Tbilisi, 0112, GEORGIA

Abstract

Reviewing published data, we present a list of invasive alien fish species in the Black Sea coast, including data for year and place of the first occurrence in the national waters. Twenty˗one species belonging to eight genera are listed.

Keywords: Black Sea, invasive species

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