A New Species of Nototheniid ( Perciformes : Notothenioidei ) Fish from McMurdo Sound , Antarctica

@inproceedings{Cziko2006ANS,
  title={A New Species of Nototheniid ( Perciformes : Notothenioidei ) Fish from McMurdo Sound , Antarctica},
  author={Paul A. Cziko and C.-H. Cheng},
  year={2006}
}
A new species of nototheniid fish, Cryothenia amphitreta, is described from a single gravid female collected in mid-November 2004 by divers in McMurdo Sound in the Ross Sea region of Antarctica. The new species closely resembles the only known congener, C. peninsulae, collected off the west coast of the Antarctic Peninsula, but differs substantially in pelvic-fin length (13.4 vs. 19.3–24.4% SL), total vertebrae (57 vs. 50–53), body size at maturity (261 vs. 100–144 mm), and interorbital-pit… CONTINUE READING

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