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Journal of Ichthyology

, Volume 59, Issue 3, pp 414–417 | Cite as

A New Species of Lizardfishes of Genus Trachinocephalus from the Western Indian Ocean (Synodidae)

  • A. M. ProkofievEmail author
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Abstract—

Trachinocephalus atrisignis sp. n. is described from three specimens caught in the western Indian Ocean near Socotra Island. It differs from other representatives of the genus by a saturated black spot on the dorsal fin tip, the shape of the snout and lower jaw, and somewhat lower number of vertebrae and lateral line scales.

Keywords:

Synodidae Trachinocephalus new species Indian Ocean 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Severtsov Institute of Ecology an Evolution, Russian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, Russian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

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