The Systematics and Biology of Bathypterois Pisces , Chlorophthalmidae with a Revised

  title={The Systematics and Biology of Bathypterois Pisces , Chlorophthalmidae with a Revised},
  author={Kenneth J. Sulak},
The deep benthic fish genus Bathypterois (Pisces: Myctophiformes) is revised on a worldwide basis. A descriptive synopsis of each of the 18 species is provided. A key to these species is presented. Two new species, B. perceptor and B. oddi, are described. Based on comparative osteology relationships among recent benthic myctophiform genera are revised. These genera are placed in three families: Aulopidae (Aulopus), Synodontidae (Synodus, Saurida, Trachinocephalus, Harpadon, Bathysaurus), and… CONTINUE READING


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