International Journal of Zoology Studies
International Journal of Zoology Studies
Vol. 4, Issue 1 (2019)

First record of marbled shrimp Saron marmoratus (Olivier, 1811) from Syrian marine waters


Dr. Izdihar Ammar, Rabee Raya

During a marine field trip in September 2018, by hand nets at1 m depth, it was found the shrimp Saron marmoratus. The shrimp was found on rocks inside Lattakia port on the Syrian coast. This study is conducted to record this species in the Syrian water for the first time. S. marmoratus is an alien Lyspsiani species which entered the Mediterranean through the Suez Canal coming from Indian – Pacific origin.
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