Enneapterygius niue, a new species of triplefin from Niue and Samoa, southwestern Pacific Ocean (Teleostei: Tripterygiidae)

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Fricke, Ronald; Erdmann, Mark V.;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Zenodo
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.5281/zenodo.269464
  • Subject: taxonomy, ichthyology, systematics, coral-reef fishes, Indo-Pacific Ocean, identification key.

A new species of triplefin, Enneapterygius niue, is described on the basis of three specimens from Niue and Samoa. The new species is a medium-sized species of barred Enneapterygius, characterized by 13–15 spines in the second dorsal fin, 18–20 anal-fin soft rays, 14–19... View more
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