Evoxymetopon moricheni, a new cutlassfish from the northern Red Sea (Teleostei: Trichiuridae)

  title={Evoxymetopon moricheni, a new cutlassfish from the northern Red Sea (Teleostei: Trichiuridae)},
  author={Ronald Fricke and Daniel Golani and Brenda Appelbaum-Golani},
  journal={Ichthyological Research},
  pages={293 - 297}
Evoxymetopon moricheni n. sp. is described from the northern Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea, on the basis of a single specimen. It is characterised within the genus by a convex upper head profile; the posterior confluence of the frontal ridges slightly elevated at the nape, resulting in the presence of a slight sagittal crest; eye 5.2 times in head length; the lower hind margin of opercle slightly pointed in its lower half; the pelvic fins reduced to a scale-like structure with two soft rays on the… 

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