Journal of Ichthyology

, Volume 56, Issue 3, pp 325–335 | Cite as

Revision of the genus Melamphaes (Melamphaidae): 6. oligo-raker species: M. papavereus, M. simus, M. hubbsi

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Abstract

Three oligo-raker species (≤19 rakers on the first gill arch) of the genus Melamphaes have been considered. A new species, M. papavereus, out of the group “M. typhlops” has been described from the Bay of Bengal of the Indian Ocean. M. simus and M. hubbsi out of the group “M. simus” have been revised. M. simus inhabits all oceans between 40° N and 40° S. M. hubbsi has been known from single specimens caught in the central part of the South Atlantic between 11° and 19° S.

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Melamphaidae revision taxonomy oligo-raker species Melamphaes papavereus sp.n. M. simus M. hubbsi 

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  1. 1.Shirshov Institute of OceanologyRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

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