Year 2019, Volume 2 , Issue 4, Pages 211 - 215 2019-10-01

FIRST RECORD OF BLUE MACKEREL, Scomber australasicus (PISCES: Scombridae) IN THE BAY OF BENGAL, BANGLADESH

Md Abu Hanif [1]


A blue mackerel, Scomber australasicus, was recorded during monthly survey on the availability of coastal and marine fish in Bangladesh. The specimen was captured from the Bay of Bengal by operating commercial gill net. This historic occurrence represents the first record of blue mackerel in the Bay of Bengal. The species was previously reported from the nearest Vizhinjam Coast of Laccadive Sea in India. The report of S. australasicus in the area further enriches the ichthyofauna of the area and points to the need for further detailed studies for conservation initiatives with respect to such rare fishes.

First record, Scomber australasicus, Carnivorous, Bay of Bengal
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Primary Language en
Subjects Marine and Freshwater Biology
Journal Section Short Communication
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0002-9198-3879
Author: Md Abu Hanif (Primary Author)
Institution: atuakhali Science and Technology University, Department of Fisheries Biology and Genetics, Patuakhali-8602
Country: Bangladesh


Thanks Authors are highly grateful to the fisherman for catching the specimen as well as thankful to Dr. Tomas (Tom) Tomascik for providing key information about identification of the species.
Dates

Publication Date : October 1, 2019

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APA Hanif, M . (2019). FIRST RECORD OF BLUE MACKEREL, Scomber australasicus (PISCES: Scombridae) IN THE BAY OF BENGAL, BANGLADESH. Aquatic Research , 2 (4) , 211-215 . DOI: 10.3153/AR19020
MLA Hanif, M . "FIRST RECORD OF BLUE MACKEREL, Scomber australasicus (PISCES: Scombridae) IN THE BAY OF BENGAL, BANGLADESH". Aquatic Research 2 (2019 ): 211-215 <http://aquatres.scientificwebjournals.com/en/issue/47451/600345>
Chicago Hanif, M . "FIRST RECORD OF BLUE MACKEREL, Scomber australasicus (PISCES: Scombridae) IN THE BAY OF BENGAL, BANGLADESH". Aquatic Research 2 (2019 ): 211-215
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ISNAD Hanif, Md Abu . "FIRST RECORD OF BLUE MACKEREL, Scomber australasicus (PISCES: Scombridae) IN THE BAY OF BENGAL, BANGLADESH". Aquatic Research 2 / 4 (October 2019): 211-215 . https://doi.org/10.3153/AR19020
AMA Hanif M . FIRST RECORD OF BLUE MACKEREL, Scomber australasicus (PISCES: Scombridae) IN THE BAY OF BENGAL, BANGLADESH. Aquat Res. 2019; 2(4): 211-215.
Vancouver Hanif M . FIRST RECORD OF BLUE MACKEREL, Scomber australasicus (PISCES: Scombridae) IN THE BAY OF BENGAL, BANGLADESH. Aquatic Research. 2019; 2(4): 215-211.