International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Research

International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Research


International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Research
International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Research
Vol. 5, Issue 3 (2020)

First record of Cladonema radiatum Dujardin, 1843 (Hydrozoa: Cladonematidae) from northern Arabian Sea, Pakistan


Farhana Shafiq Ghory, Qadeer Mohammad Ali, Quratulan Ahmed

The hydrozoan species Cladonema radiatum Dujardin, 1843 was found in an aquarium kept with seawater from the intertidal zone at Buleji (Karachi, Pakistan). The medusae were first seen on June, 03, 2016 and kept under laboratory conditions. They survived 74 days at room temperature 35°C, water temperature 33°C, salinity of 35-37‰ and pH 7.5-7.9. The species Cladonema radiatum is reported as a new record for Pakistan.
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Farhana Shafiq Ghory, Qadeer Mohammad Ali, Quratulan Ahmed. First record of Cladonema radiatum Dujardin, 1843 (Hydrozoa: Cladonematidae) from northern Arabian Sea, Pakistan. International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Research, Volume 5, Issue 3, 2020, Pages 14-16
International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Research