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Smithiana Bulletin
The South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity
ISSN: 1684-4130
No. 8, 2008, pp. 3-24
Bioline Code: sm08001
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
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Smithiana Bulletin, No. 8, 2008, pp. 3-24

 en A collection of marine fishes from Angola, with notes on new distribution records
Tweddle, Denis & Anderson, M. Eric

Abstract

Collections of fishes from demersal trawl surveys to 800 m depth off the Angolan coast in 2001, 2002 and 2005 resulted in several range extensions tabulated here. Specimens of species poorly represented in previous collections allowed improved diagnoses of Myxine ios   check for this species in other resources , Torpedo bauchotae   check for this species in other resources , Dysommina rugosa   check for this species in other resources , Pisodonophis semicinctus   check for this species in other resources , Xenomystax congroides   check for this species in other resources , Lestidiops cadenati   check for this species in other resources , Ophidion lozanoi   check for this species in other resources , Cataetyx bruuni   check for this species in other resources , Dibranchus atlanticus   check for this species in other resources , Diceratias pileatus   check for this species in other resources , Himantolophus paucifilosus   check for this species in other resources , Neomerinthe folgori   check for this species in other resources , Careproctus albescens   check for this species in other resources , Paracaristius maderensis   check for this species in other resources and Pachycara crossacanthum   check for this species in other resources . All specimens accessioned into the Fish Collection of the South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity are listed and colour plates show a selection of species from the trawl catches.

Keywords
demersal trawl, Gulf of Guinea, Benguela Current, range extensions, species diagnoses

 
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