A study on the fishes of Bozcaada Island (North Aegean Sea)
Istanbul University, Faculty of Science, Department of Biology, 34118 Vezneciler, Istanbul, TURKEY
This research was carried out in the shore and offshore of Bozcaada Island to new contributions to the recognition of the fish fauna of to the Aegean Sea. Fish specimens examined in this study were obtained from 17 stations between the years 2000 and 2001, from depths of 5 to 140 m, by using trawl, drift net and dredge. A total of 92 species belonging to 44 families were identified. From these species, 15 belong to Chondrichthyes and 77 to Osteichthyes. These species are new records for Bozcaada neritic waters of North Aegean Sea.
Keywords: Fish species, Bozcaada Island, Aegean Sea