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Marine Biodiversity

, Volume 49, Issue 6, pp 2493–2494 | Cite as

Leaf-like morphology and behaviour of juvenile horsefish (Congiopodus peruvianus) (Scorpaeniformes: Congiopodidae) from Chilean Patagonia

  • F. BettiEmail author
  • G. Daneri
Oceanarium
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Notes

Funding information

This study was included in the FIC BIP40000236 Chilean Government project grant.

Compliance with ethical standards

Conflict of Interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

Ethical approval

This article does not contain any studies with animals performed by any of the authors.

Sampling and field studies: no permits were needed for the present observational field study.

Data availability

Data sharing not applicable to this article as no datasets were generated or analysed during the current study.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.DISTAVUniversità degli Studi di GenovaGenovaItaly
  2. 2.CIEPCoyhaiqueChile
  3. 3.COPAS Sur AustralUniversidad de ConcepciónConcepciónChile

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