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Abstract

The occurrence of an aquarium escapee, Pangasius hypophthalmus (Sauvage, 1878), (Osteichthys, Siluriformes, Pangasiidae) in Lake Kinneret (Sea of Galilee), Israel.

Abstract

A specimen of Pangasius hypophthalmus was captured for the first time in Lake Kinneret (Sea of Galilee), Israel. Its occurrence in the lake is probably due to escape from the aquarium of hobbyists.