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First record of Polyprion oxygeneios(Perciformes: Polyprionidae) for the south‐west Atlantic and a northernmost range extension

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The occurrence of Polyprion oxygeneios(Perciformes: Polyprionidae) is recorded for the first in the south‐west Atlantic. Twenty specimens were caught off Rio Grande do Sul (33°41·8′–34° 15·3′ S, 370–854 m depth) during winter cruises of the commercial fishing fleet.

Keywords: Polyprion oxygeneios; Polyprionidae; SW Atlantic Ocean; first record

Document Type: Research Article


Affiliations: 1: Universidade dos Açores, Campus de Angra do Heroísmo, 9701-851 Angra do Heroísmo, Portugal, 2: Universidade do Vale do Itajaí, CTTMar, CP 360, 88 302–202 Itajaí, SC Brazil, 3: Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Dept. Zoologia, CP 6109, 13 083-970 Campinas, SP Brazil and 4: South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity, Private Bag 1015, Grahamstown 6140, South Africa

Publication date: 2004-05-01

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