New Record of the Keeltail Pomfret, Taractes rubescens (Jordan & Evermann, 1887) (Perciformes: Bramidae) from the Sea of Oman  

Laith A. Jawad1 , Juma M. Al-Mamry2 , Haithem K. Al-Busaidi2
1. Manukau City, Auckland, New Zealand
2. Marine Science and Fisheries centre, Ministry of agriculture and Fisheries, Muscat, Oman
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International Journal of Marine Science, 2014, Vol. 4, No. 25   doi: 10.5376/ijms.2014.04.0025
Received: 13 Feb., 2014    Accepted: 19 Mar., 2014    Published: 27 Apr., 2014
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Jawad et al., 2014, New record of the keeltail pomfret, Taractes rubescens (Jordan & Evermann, 1887) (Perciformes: Bramidae) from the Sea of Oman, International Journal of Marine Science, Vol.4, No.25 227-230 (doi: 10.5376/ijms.2014.04.0025)

A specimen of the keeltail pomfret Taractes rubescens (890 mm) was collected from off the coast ofMuscat City, Sultanate of Oman on the Sea of Oman and constitutes the first record inthe Sea of Oman and northern extension in its range. 
Sea of Oman; New records; Keeltail pomfret; Range extension
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