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Three specimens of Javelin grunter Pomadasys kaakan (Cuvier, 1830) were collected from Shatt Al-Arab River, Abul-Khaseeb city, southern Iraq on 13th September 2014. Meristic and morphometric characters of the species were provided and compared with Pomadasys species so far reported from Iraq. This record represents the first report of P. kaakan from inland waters of Iraq.


Marine fish Pomadasys kaakan Haemulidae Shatt Al-Arab River Iraq

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Ali, A. H. (2017). First record of Javelin grunter Pomadasys kaakan (Cuvier, 1830) (Pisces: Haemulidae) from Shatt Al-Arab River, Southern Iraq. Basrah Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 30(1), 7–12.


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