Urophycis brasiliensis (Kaup 1858), Kaup, 1858

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: 29

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



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Urophycis brasiliensis (Kaup 1858)


Urophycis brasiliensis (Kaup 1858)  

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Material examined. One specimen: MNRJ 27035 (1, 370.0 mm), T, E- 539.

Distribution. Collected from off Espírito Santo, at depths from 192 to 207 m. Urophycis brasiliensis   was described from off Montevideo, Uruguay; it is also known from Argentina to Southern Brazil ( Cousseau 1993; Bernardes et al. 2005; Menezes 2003 b).


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