Journal of Ichthyology

, Volume 55, Issue 5, pp 630–635 | Cite as

Georgimarinus gen. nov.—A new genus of the family Cyclopteridae (Cottoidei)

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Abstract

New genus of cyclopterids, Georgimarinus gen. nov., is established for Eumicrotremus barbatus (Lindberg et Legeza, 1955). The new genus is characterized by the next unique apomorphies: teeth in the outer row at symphysis of premaxillae fuse with premaxillae, teeth at symphysis of dentary fuse among themselves and with dentary, forming the regular cutting edge; there are numerous barbs on the head and body; the bony plaques located in centers of connective tissue tubercles leaving the edges free.

Keywords

Georgimarinus barbatus diagnosis morphological characters 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Zoological InstituteRussian Academy of SciencesSt. PetersburgRussia

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