Journal of Ichthyology

, Volume 55, Issue 3, pp 311–318 | Cite as

Revision of the genus Melamphaes (Melamphaidae): 2. Oligo-Raker species: M. longivelis Parr, M. inconspicuus sp. n., M. kobylyanskyi sp. n.

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Abstract

Redescription of the Melamphaes longivelis is presented. Two new species related to it are described: M. inconspicuus sp. n. and M. kobylyanskyi sp. n. M. longivelis inhabits the northern part of the Atlantic Ocean, from the equatorial waters up to 50° N; the species has not been confirmed to occur in the Southern Atlantic. M. inconspicuus is described from the tropical waters of the Northern Atlantic, while M. kobylyanskyi from the Walvis Ridge of the Southeastern Atlantic.

Keywords

Melamphaidae revision taxonomy oligo-raker species Melamphaes longivelis M. inconspicuus sp. n. M. kobylyanskyi sp. n. 

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  1. 1.Shirshov Institute of OceanologyRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

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