Journal of Ichthyology

, Volume 48, Issue 7, pp 493–498

Second finding of Nematops microstoma Günther, 1880 (Pleuronectiformes, Poecilopsettidae) in the equatorial pacific


DOI: 10.1134/S0032945208070023

Cite this article as:
Voronina, E.P. & Evseenko, S.A. J. Ichthyol. (2008) 48: 493. doi:10.1134/S0032945208070023


A second finding of the right-eyed flounder Nematops microstoma in the equatorial part of the Pacific Ocean (two individuals from the Gilbert Islands), previously known only from type locality near the Admiralty Islands, is reported. Illustrated descriptions of specific features of morphology of caught individuals are provided, and their identification with N. microstoma is substantiated.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Zoological InstituteRussian Academy of Sciences (ZIN RAS)St. PetersburgRussia
  2. 2.Institute of OceanologyRussian Academy of Sciences (IO RAS)MoscowRussia