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Free Content A New Species of Pristipomoides (Pisces: Lutjanidae) from the Tropical Western Atlantic

A new species of lutjanid fish of the genus Pristipomoides is described from 28 specimens collected off Panama, Colombia, and Surinam in 137 to 183 m and one from the fish market at Bridgetown, Barbados. Brief descriptions, and discussions of synonymies and distributions of the other two western Atlantic species of the genus (Pristipomoides aquilonaris and P. macrophthalmus) are given; a key to the three species is presented.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: December 1, 1966

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