Journal of Ichthyology

, Volume 57, Issue 4, pp 630–632 | Cite as

New findings of the northern rockling Ciliata septentrionalis (Lotidae) in the Barents Sea

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The first finding of the northern rockling Ciliata septentrionalis was registered for the Eastern Murman Coast (Zelenetskaya Bay) in August 2013. The penetration of this species into the Barents Sea is linked to the favorable hydrological conditions in 2013. Zelenetskaya Bay may be considered as the easternmost margin of the geographical range of the northern rockling during the warm periods in the Barents Sea.


northern rockling Ciliata septentrionalis distribution Barents Sea Zelenetskaya Bay 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Murmansk Marine Biological Institute, Kola Scientific CenterRussian Academy of SciencesMurmanskRussia

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