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Ichthyological Research

, Volume 57, Issue 4, pp 422–423 | Cite as

Record of Ipnops sp. (Ipnopidae: Aulopiformes) from northern Japan

  • Muneo Okiyama
  • Hitoshi Ida
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Acknowledgments

We would like to express our sincere thanks to Dr. Tetsuya Miwa, JAMSTEC, for offering us the chance of a deep water faunal survey, and Captain Eikou Ukekura and other staff of R/V Yokosuka, JAMSTEC, for their kind support with the diving. We are also grateful to Dr. John Paxton for his critical review of an early draft of this paper.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Marine Ecology Research InstituteTokyoJapan
  2. 2.Ecological Research CenterPREC InstituteTokyoJapan

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