The first Record and Reports of Nettastomatidae Identification in Iranian Museums of the Persian Gulf and Oman Sea’s Waters
Fereridoon Owfi1, Hodeis Abbasi Ghadikolaei2, Mahnaz Rabbaniha3, Maryam Abbasi Ghadikolaei4
1Fereridoon Owfi, Iranian Fisheries Research Organization, International Affairs Office Director, Tehran. Iran.
2Hodeis Abbasi Ghadikolaei, Young Researchers and Elites Club, Science and Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran.
3Mahnaz Rabbaniha, Iranian Fisheries Research Organization (IFRO), Marine Ecology Tehran, Iran.
4Maryam Abbasi Ghadikolaei, Young Researchers and Elites Club, Islamic Azad University, Qaemshahr, Iran.
Manuscript received on November 28, 2013. | Revised Manuscript received on December 12, 2013. | Manuscript published on December 30, 2013. | PP: 168-171 | Volume-3, Issue-2, December 2013. | Retrieval Number: B2384123213/2013©BEIESP
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Abstract: Nettastomatidae from Anguiliformes order was a part of fish fauna in the Persian Gulf and Oman Sea. It has commercial and nourishing value. This research revising the samples classification and systematic specimens of Nettastomatidae in south coast of Iran such as: Bushehr, Chabahar, Bandar Abbas, Bandar lengeh and the rest from museums, Universities and Research centers in Iran form2007- 2008.The whole Ichthyology valid published references in this area (Fishing area51) were considered. The result showed that: Among 27 eel’s samples one sample is in Nettastomatidae family’s .Hoplunis diomedianus (Good & Bean, 1896) was record and reported for the first time in the Persian Gulf and Oman Sea’s of Iranian waters.
Keywords: Nettastomatidae, Systematic review, Persian Gulf, Oman Sea.