New species of the genus Photonectes (Melanostomiidae) with blue luminous tissue on the body
Photonectes venetaenia sp. n., which differs from the closely related species by the pattern of blue luminous tissue on the body, the barbel with a short stem but a long filament, and other traits, was described from the equatorial waters of the western Pacific Ocean.
KeywordsMelanostomiidae Photonectes new species equatorial Western Pacific
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