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Free Content Comments on the Genus Lepidotrigla (Pisces: Triglidae) with Descriptions of Two New Species from the Indian and Pacific Oceans

Recently collected specimens of the triglid genus Lepidotrigla from the western Indian Ocean reveal the presence of a new species from the Saya de Malha Bank and provide additional information on the characters and distribution of several rare species—L. multispinosa, L. alcocki, L. bentuviai, and L. omanensis. A key to these western Indian Ocean species is included. Also a single specimen from the central Pacific Ocean is described as new. Additional analysis of these species and others provides new information on the genus Lepidotrigla.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: July 1, 1992

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