Ventrifossa macropogon Marshall 1973, Marshall, 1973

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: 38

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http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.194741

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Ventrifossa macropogon Marshall 1973
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Ventrifossa macropogon Marshall 1973  

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Material examined. 74 specimens: MNRJ 26881 (1, 295.0 mm), T, D- 502; MNRJ 26883 (4, 281.0–360.0 mm), T, D- 502; MNRJ 26886 (1, 391.0 mm), T, D- 502; MNRJ 26888 (6, 225.0–275.0 mm), T, D- 464; MNRJ 26945 (3, 271.0–288.0 mm), T, E- 543; MNRJ 26987 (1, 301.0 mm), T, E- 517; MNRJ 27031 (3, 184.0–224.0 mm), T, E- 543; MNRJ 27032 (5, 239.0–303.0 mm), T, E- 541; MNRJ 27033 (7, 255.0–310.0 mm), T, E- 503; MNRJ 27118 (5, 170.0–250.0 mm), T, D- 538; MNRJ 30396 (2, 234.0–291.0 mm), T, E- 535; MNRJ 30399 (4, 172.0–243.0 mm), T, E- 520; MNRJ 30408 (3, 230.0–273.0 mm), T, E- 510; MNRJ 30411 (6, 263.0–317.0 mm), T, E- 517; MNRJ 30428 (1, 377.0 mm), T, E- 534; MNRJ 30429 (11, 182.0–322.0 mm), T, E- 534; MNRJ 30430 (11, 239.0–308.0 mm), T, E- 499.

Distribution. Collected from off Bahia, Espírito Santo and Rio de Janeiro, at depths from 545 to 2271 m. Ventrifossa macropogon   was described from off Jamaica (16 ° 35 ’ N, 80 ° 10 ’ W), and is known from off the Atlantic coast of Florida, Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean and Brazil; in the Pacific it was recorded from New Caledonia (Cohen et al. 1990; Serét & Andreata 1992; Merrett & Iwamoto 2000).

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