Descriptions of a new genus and two new species of Caribbean deep-water jawfishes (Teleostei: Opistognathidae)

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Smith-Vaniz, William F.;
(2017)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5281/zenodo.495490
  • Subject: taxonomy, systematics, ichthyology, coral-reef fishes, Atlantic Ocean, Arrowsmith Bank, Curacao.

A new genus and species of deep-water jawfish, Anoptoplacus pygmaeus, n. gen. n. sp., is described on the basis of two specimens collected off Arrowsmith Bank, Yucatán, Mexico, trawled in 240‒267 m. Although only 20.5‒22.5 mm standard length, they exhibit sexual dichrom... View more
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