Distribution of Dibranchus species (Pisces: Ogcocephalidae) from the Eastern Central Pacific and their relationship with environmental factors

  title={Distribution of Dibranchus species (Pisces: Ogcocephalidae) from the Eastern Central Pacific and their relationship with environmental factors},
  author={Edgar Cruz-Acevedo and Carolina Salas-Singh and Hugo Aguirre-Villase{\~n}or},
  journal={Marine Biodiversity},
The geographic and bathymetric distribution of the genus Dibranchus throughout the Eastern Central Pacific was analyzed, using historical distribution records and results from bottom trawls undertaken from 11 research cruises performed in the Mexican Pacific (TALUD project). A total of three species were collected: Dibranchus hystrix (nine specimens, six trawls), Dibranchus spinosus (25 specimens, nine trawls) and Dibranchus spongiosa (134 specimens, 19 trawls). The greatest density of… Expand
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