Marine Biodiversity

, Volume 42, Issue 1, pp 73–78

The presence of southern fishes in the Argentinian continental shelf and adjacent areas

  • María B. Cousseau
  • Santiago A. Barbini
  • Daniel E. Figueroa
Short Communication


A list of Southern Ocean fishes captured in the Argentinian continental shelf and adjacent areas is presented. The list comprises a total of 41 species. They represent 15% of the ichthyofauna registered in the Southern Ocean. The geographic position of the samples was considered in order to show the northward displacement of some Antarctic species toward southwestern Atlantic waters.


Fish distribution Southern Ocean Southwestern Atlantic 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • María B. Cousseau
    • 1
  • Santiago A. Barbini
    • 1
    • 2
  • Daniel E. Figueroa
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratorio de Ictiología, Departamento de Ciencias MarinasUniversidad Nacional de Mar del PlataMar del PlataArgentina
  2. 2.Comisión de Investigaciones Científicas del Gobierno de la Provincia de Buenos Aires (CIC)La PlataArgentina

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