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NEW RECORDS OF ALDROVANDIA OLEOSA (NOTACANTHIFORMES: HALOSAURIDAE) FROM THE EASTERN NORTH PACIFIC OCEAN

@inproceedings{Kamikawa2012NEWRO,
  title={NEW RECORDS OF ALDROVANDIA OLEOSA (NOTACANTHIFORMES: HALOSAURIDAE) FROM THE EASTERN NORTH PACIFIC OCEAN},
  author={Daniel J. Kamikawa},
  year={2012}
}
The teleost family Halosauridae includes seventeen species in three genera distributed throughout the oceans of the world. The elongate body is covered with large scales and ends in a strongly tapered tail. The small dorsal fin originates close to the pointed head, which is largely scaleless; the slender pectoral fins and the anal fin are long; and, the mouth is large with the upper jaw extending beyond the lower jaw. The genus Aldrovandia currently includes at least five species, and is… 

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