Japanese Journal of Ichthyology

, Volume 39, Issue 2, pp 135–137 | Cite as

Argyripnus electronus, a new sternoptychid fish from the Sala y Gomez submarine ridge

  • Nikolay V. Parin


Argyripnus electronus sp. nov. collected from the Sala y Gomez submarine ridge in the eastern South Pacific is most similar toA. atlanticus Maul from the Atlantic Ocean and unnamedArgyripnus sp. of Yamamoto (1982) from the Kyushu-Palau ridge. It differs from both these species in having much more photophores in VAV+AC and IC series, in lower body depth and in other characters.


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© The Ichthyological Society of Japan 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Nikolay V. Parin
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  1. 1.P. P. Shirshov Institute of OceanologyRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowUSSR

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