Coryphaenoides thelestomus Maul 1951, Maul, 1951

Melo, Marcelo R. S., Braga, Adriana C., Nunan, Gustavo W. A. & Costa, Paulo A. S., 2010, On new collections of deep-sea Gadiformes (Actinopterygii: Teleostei) from the Brazilian continental slope, between 11 ° and 23 ° S, Zootaxa 2433, pp. 25-46: 35

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Coryphaenoides thelestomus Maul 1951


Coryphaenoides thelestomus Maul 1951  

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Material examined. Two specimens: MNRJ 27076 (1, 630.0 mm), T, E- 512; MNRJ 27044 (1, 441.0 mm), T, E- 505.

Distribution. First record of Coryphaenoides thelestomus   in the WSA. Collected from off Bahia, at depths from 1036 to 1197 m. It was described from off Madeira, western North Atlantic. It is considered to be a rare species, previously known from few specimens collected in the North Atlantic ( Crabtree 1983; Gaistdoerfer 1990).


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