Summary atlas of deep-living demersal fishes in the North Atlantic Basin

  title={Summary atlas of deep-living demersal fishes in the North Atlantic Basin},
  author={Richard L. Haedrich and Nigel R. Merrett},
  journal={Journal of Natural History},
Data from 9 major trawling surveys made around the North Atlantic Basin at slope, rise and abyssal depths provide directly comparable information on deep demersal fish distribution and faunal composition. 338 species in 57 families and 189 genera are recorded, and semi-diagrammatic maps showing relative abundance both horizontally and vertically for 67 of these are presented. Alepocephalidae, Gadidae, Macrouridae, Moridae and Ophidiidae comprise nearly 2/3 of all species taken. 296 species were… Expand
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