Journal of Ichthyology

, Volume 59, Issue 2, pp 263–265 | Cite as

New Species of Eustomias from the Waters of Madagascar (Melanostomiidae)

  • A. M. ProkofievEmail author


Eustomias zygolampas sp. n. is described from the western Indian Ocean; it is characterized by the specific structure of the chin barbel. The new species belongs to the Dinematochirus subgenus. Species most similar to it are known so far only from the North Atlantic and the Central Pacific (Hawaii region).


Eustomias new species Indian Ocean 



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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Severtsov Institute of Ecology and Evolution, Russian Academy of Sciences (IPEE RAS)MoscowRussia
  2. 2.Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, Russian Academy of Sciences (IO RAS)MoscowRussia

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