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Journal of Ichthyology

, Volume 59, Issue 5, pp 689–696 | Cite as

Ichthyoplankton of the Southern Waters of the North Atlantic: 1. Morphology in Poorly-Studied Larvae of Coastal Species

  • Ya. Yu. BolshakovaEmail author
  • S. A. Evseenko
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Abstract

The larvae and/or juveniles of coastal species were found in the composition of oceanic ichthyoplankton sampled during the 43rd expedition of R/V “Akademik Vavilov” in the southern waters of the North Atlantic. These fish included insufficiently-studied taxonomic forms from five families: Myripristis jacobus (Holocentridae), Ctenogobius sp., Gobionellus oceanicus, Gobioides grahamae (Gobiidae), Eleotris sp. 1., Dorminator maculatus (Eleotridae), Spariosoma sp. 1 (Scaridae), and Pontinus nematophthalmus, (Scorpaenidae). The paper presents illustrated descriptions of these forms and discusses the problems of their identification.

Keywords:

larvae ichthyoplankton coastal species morphology North Atlantic 

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FUNDING

The study was supported by the state assignment of Institute of Oceanology, Russian Academy of Sciences, project no. 0149-2019-0009 and financially supported by the Russian Science Foundation, project no. 19-14-00026.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Oceanology, Russian Academy of Sciences (IO RAS)MoscowRussia

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