Natural hybrid of ♀ Diplodus cervinus and ♂ of D. levantinus (Teleostei: Sparidae) from the Mediterranean coast of Israel
A morphomeristic and genetic analysis of an unusual specimen of Diplodus (Family: Sparidae) that was collected in the Mediterranean coast of Israel revealed that it is a hybrid of Diplodus cervinus female and D. levantinus male. Coloring, lip formation and teeth arrangement were intermediate between the parental species.
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GOLANI, D., FRICKE, R., & TIKOCHINSKI, Y. (2018). Natural hybrid of ♀ Diplodus cervinus and ♂ of D. levantinus (Teleostei: Sparidae) from the Mediterranean coast of Israel. Mediterranean Marine Science, 18(3), 529–533. https://doi.org/10.12681/mms.13796
- Vol. 18 No. 3 (2017)
- Short Communication
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