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Redescription of Coelorinchus tokiensis (Steindachner and Döderlein 1887) (Actinopterygii: Gadiformes: Macrouridae), with comments on its synonymy
The taxonomic status of two grenadiers, Coelorinchus tokiensis and CoelOrinchus longicephalus Okamura 1982, is revised based on the examination of their types and 42 additional specimens from Japan. Expand
First Records of the Luminous Deepwater Cardinalfish (Perciformes: Epigonidae), Epigonus macrops ( Brauer, 1906 ), from the Southeastern Atlantic and Timor Sea
The luminous deepwater cardinalfish, Epigonus macrops, is recorded for the first time from the southeastern Atlantic and the Timor Sea and compared with other specimens of the species from Western Australia, Indonesia, the western North Atlantic, and the Galapagos Islands. Expand
A larva of Coryphaenoides pectoralis (Gadiformes: Macrouridae) collected by deep-sea submersible from off Hokkaido, Japan
A late-stage larva of Coryphaenoides pectoralis was first observed in situ and subsequently collected by the deep-sea submersible “Shinkai 2000” from mesopelagic waters at a depth of 530 m offExpand
A new species of the grenadier genus Coelorinchus (Actinopterygii: Gadiformes: Macrouridae) from the Timor Sea, Eastern Indian Ocean
The new species belongs to the Coelorinchus japonicus group, and differs from all other congeners in having the following combination of features: snout moderately long, sharply pointed in lateral and dorsal views. Expand
A new grenadier of the genus Nezumia (Pisces: Gadiformes: Macrouridae) from southern Japan
A new grenadier, Nezumia shinoharai, is described based on two specimens collected from the continental slope off thePacific coast of southern Japan, at depths of 627–700 m. The new species isExpand
Mesovagus, a replacement name for the grenadier genus Mesobius Hubbs and Iwamoto 1977 (Actinopterygii: Gadiformes: Macrouridae), a junior homonym of Mesobius Chamberlin 1951 (Chilopoda:
A replacement name, Mesovagusnom. nov., is proposed for the grenadier genus Mesobius Hubbs and Iwamoto 1977, which is preoccupied by Mesobius Chamberlin 1951 in lithobiid centipedes (Chilopoda:Expand
A new species of Astronesthes (Actinopterygii, Stomiidae, Astronesthinae) snaggletooth from the tropical western Pacific, with comments on the occurrence of Astronesthes luetkeni Regan and Trewavas
A new species of snaggletooth, Astronesthes kiyofujii, is described from a single specimen collected from the tropical western Pacific off the Republic of Palau, and a new standard Japanese name is proposed for the species. Expand
A new species of the grenadier genus Coryphaenoides (Actinopterygii: Gadiformes: Macrouridae) from Japan and a range extension of Coryphaenoides rudis Günther 1878 in the northwestern Pacific
A new species of grenadier, Coryphaenoides soyoae, is described from two specimens collected from the Shichito-Iojima Ridge (type locality) and off Fukushima, Honshu, Japan, at depths of 2740–2991 m.Expand
First Record of the Lizardfish Synodus mundyi (Actinopterygii: Aulopiformes: Synodontidae) from Japan
A rare lizardfish, Synodus mundyi Randall, 2009, is newly reported from the northwestern Pacific around Japan, based on a single specimen collected from off Muko-jima island of the Ogasawara Islands at a depth of 63 m. Expand