Saccopharynx berteli, a new gulper eel from the Pacific Ocean (Teleostei, Saccopharyngidae)
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A new species,Saccopharynx berteli, is described from one specimen collected in the Central Pacific Ocean. It differs from the other nine species in the genus in morphometric characters, principally including the extreme elongation of the caudal region (88.5% of TL) compared with 71–82% in the other species.
Key wordsSaccopharynx gulper eel Pacific Ocean
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