publication . Article . Other literature type . 2017

Neopomacentrus Aktites, A New Species Of Damselfish (Pisces: Pomacentridae) From Western Australia

Allen, Gerald R.; Moore, Glenn I.; Allen, Mark G.;
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  • Published: 28 Nov 2017
  • Publisher: Zenodo
Abstract
A new species of damselfish, Neopomacentrus aktites n. sp., is described on the basis of 50 specimens, 17.8-54.1 mm SL, collected from Western Australia. The new species was formerly confused with Neopomacentrus filamentosus, an Indo-Malayan species that appears morphologically indistinguishable and has a mostly similar color pattern. However, the new species lacks several markings characteristic of N. filamentosus, i.e. a large black spot on the pectoral-fin axil, a large dark marking at the lateral-line origin, and yellow or gold color on the upper edge of the rear opercle. The two species differ by 7.55% (K2P) in the sequence of the mtDNA-barcode marker COI. ...
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free text keywords: damselfish, Pomacentridae, ichthyology, Neopomacentrus, taxonomy, DNA barcoding, systematics, Western Australia
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publication . Article . Other literature type . 2017

Neopomacentrus Aktites, A New Species Of Damselfish (Pisces: Pomacentridae) From Western Australia

Allen, Gerald R.; Moore, Glenn I.; Allen, Mark G.;