Journal of Ichthyology

, Volume 48, Issue 7, pp 493-498

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

  • E. P. VoroninaAffiliated withZoological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences (ZIN RAS) Email author 
  • , S. A. EvseenkoAffiliated withInstitute of Oceanology, Russian Academy of Sciences (IO RAS)

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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.