A New Maximum Size Record for Red Porgy, Pagrus pagrus (Linnaeus, 1758) in the North Aegean Sea, Mediterranean

İsmail Burak DABAN, Adnan AYAZ


On 14th December 2023, a single specimen of Red Porgy, Pagrus pagrus was caught around North Aegean Sea. The sex, total length, total weight and age of the individual was determined as a male, 74.5 cm, 8560 g and 20 years-old, respectively. This individual represents the second maximum length record and the first maximum weight record in the world and largest size record for all Mediterranean.


Red Porgy, maximum length, North Aegean Sea, maximum weight

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