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).
This is a preview of subscription content, log in to check access.
Buy single article
Instant access to the full article PDF.
Price includes VAT for USA
Clarke, T.A., Pelagic fishes of the genus Eustomias (Melanostomiidae) presently associated with Eustomias achirus Parin and Pokhilskaya with the description of five new species, Copeia, 1998, no. 3, pp. 676–686.
Clarke, T.A., Pelagic fishes of the genus Eustomias (Melanostomiidae) similar to Eustomias dendriticus Regan and Trewavas with the description of seven new species, Copeia, 1999, no. 4, pp. 1002–1013.
Clarke, T.A., Review of nine species of North Atlantic Eustomias, subgenus Dinematochirus (Pisces: Stomiidae), with the description of two new species, Copeia, 2000, no. 1, pp. 96–111.
Clarke, T.A., Pelagic fishes of the genus Eustomias, subgenus Dinematochirus (Stomiidae), in the Indo-Pacific with the descriptions of twelve new species, Copeia, 2001, no. 3, pp. 683–699.
Morrow, J.E. and Gibbs, R.H., Melanostomiatidae, in Fishes of the Western North Atlantic, New Haven: Sears Found., 1964, vol. 1, part 4, pp. 351–522.
Prokofiev, A.M., Three new species of Eustomias (Melanostomiidae) from the southern subtropical waters with the description of a new subgenus, J. Ichthyol., 2018, vol. 58, no. 1, pp. 1–7.
Regan, C.T. and Trewavas, E., The fishes of the families Stomiatidae and Malacosteidae, Dana Rep., 1930, vol. 6, pp. 1–143.
Translated by S. Avodkova
About this article
Cite this article
Prokofiev, A.M. New Species of Eustomias from the Waters of Madagascar (Melanostomiidae). J. Ichthyol. 59, 263–265 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1134/S0032945219020176
- new species
- Indian Ocean