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Free Content Lipogramma Flavescens, a New Grammid Fish from the Bahama Islands, with Descriptive and Distributional Notes on L. Evides and L. Anabantoides

Since 1981, deep reef ichthyofaunal observations and collections have been made by the Johnson-Sea-Link submersibles in the Bahama Islands at depths between 300 and 600 m. A new grammid fish species, Lipogramma flavescens, is described from a single specimen collected at a depth of 285 m at San Salvador. In addition, large adult specimens of L. evides are described from specimens collected between 108 and 306 m at San Salvador. The first continental record of L. anabantoides is documented for the continental shelf north of the Dry Tortugas.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: May 1, 1988

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