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


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.


larvae ichthyoplankton coastal species morphology North Atlantic 



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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