A new lophiid anglerfish,Lophiodes fimbriatus from the coastal waters of Japan
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- Saruwatari, T. & Mochizuki, K. Jap. Jour. Ich. (1985) 32: 299. doi:10.1007/BF02905434
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A new species of lophiid anglerfish,Lophiodes fimbriatus, Is described. The holotype was captured from Wakayama and the paratype from Kuba-jima, Okinawa Prefecture, The present species is distinguished from its congeners by the combinations of the following characters: slender and branched tendrils present on both dorsal and ventral surfaces of the body, lightly pigmented illicium, simple vestigial esca, and paired tendrils on the third dorsal spine.