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Acropoma argentistigma, a new species from the Andaman Sea, off southern Thailand (Perciformes: Acropomatidae)
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A new acropomatid fish from the Andaman Sea, off southern Thailand, distinguished from all other congeners by the combination of the following characters: a short U-shaped luminous gland, 16–18 gill rakers, anus situated about midway along depressed pelvic fin. Expand
Pelagic Juveniles of Two Morids (Teleostei: Gadiformes: Moridae), Antimora microlepis and Physiculus japonicus, from the Western North Pacific
Pelagic juveniles of two morids, Antimora microlepis Bean, 1890 and Physiculus japonicus Hilgendorf, 1879, were collected by midwater trawl (0–20m depth) from transition waters between the OyashioExpand
Acropoma profundum, a New Species of Lanternbelly (Teleostei: Perciformes: Acropomatidae) from the Solomon Islands
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Acropoma profundum is the deepest-living species of its genus, and the smallest in size at sexual maturity, from the Solomon Islands. Expand
A new species of the deepwater clingfish genus Kopua (Gobiesociformes: Gobiesocidae) from the East China Sea—an example of antitropicality?
A new species of deepwater clingfish, Kopua japonica sp. nov., is described from the East China Sea. It is distinguished fromthe other members of the genus by anal and dorsal fin ray counts and aExpand
Descriptive morphology of pelagic juvenile of Lepidion inosimae (Gadiformes: Moridae) collected from off northeastern Japan
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A pelagic juvenile of Lepidion inosimae was collected by midwater trawl from the transition waters between the Kuroshio and Oyashio fronts off northeastern Japan, the first report of early life stages in the genus Lepidions. Expand
Two new species of the genus Epigonus (Perciformes: Epigonidae) from the South Pacific, with a definition of the Epigonus constanciae group
  • M. Okamoto
  • Biology
  • Ichthyological Research
  • 26 July 2012
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14 species of the genus Epigonus are characterized by having a pungent opercular spine, more than 40 pored lateral-line scales to end of hypural, and dorsal-fin rays VII-I, 8–10. Expand
Description of a postflexion larva specimen of Liopropoma japonicum from off Izu Peninsula, Japan
Three tribes of serranids, Liopropomini, Diploprionini, and Grammistini, are defined by Baldwin and Johnson (1993) as a monophyletic group of the subfamily Epinephelinae. The most salient feature ofExpand
Description of a Pelagic Juvenile Specimen of Gadella jordani (Actinopterygii : Gadiformes : Moridae) from Southern Japan, with a Note on the Color in Life
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The morphology of this specimen is described and a color photograph of it in life is presented, the first report of any early life stage in this species. Expand
Development and distribution of the early life stages of the longfin pearleye Benthalbella linguidens (Aulopiformes: Scopelarchidae) in the western North Pacific
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These occurrences of larvae and juveniles in the western North Pacific indicate that B. linguidens spawns in Kuroshio waters in winter and uses transition waters as nursery grounds, and is distinguished from those of other species of Benthalbella that inhabit the North Pacific by the characters. Expand
A new species of deepwater cardinalfish, Epigonus mayeri, from the eastern Central Atlantic, and redescription of Epigonus heracleus Parin and Abramov 1986 (Perciformes: Epigonidae)
  • M. Okamoto
  • Biology
  • Ichthyological Research
  • 28 April 2011
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A new epigonid fish, Epigonus mayeri, is described on the basis of two specimens from off Angola, andEpigonus heracleus Parin and Abramov 1986 is redescribed on the based of 12 additional specimens with type specimen from off eastern New Zealand. Expand
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