Invemar
Bulletin of Marine and Coastal Research

FIRST COLOMBIAN CARIBBEAN RECORD OF CHILOMYCTERUS RETICULATUS (LINNAEUS) (PISCES:TETRAODONTIFORMES: DIODONTIDAE)

Javier Alexis Medina, Arturo Acero, Jorge Viaña, Luis Manjarres

Abstract


The spotted burrfish, Chilomycterus reticulatus, is reported by the first time from the Colombian Caribbean based on two specimens collected off the Guajira Peninsula. This species, considered circuntropical by many authors, is poorly recorded from the Caribbean.

Keywords


Chilomycterus; West Atantic; Caribbean

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DOI: 10.25268/bimc.invemar.2001.30.0.307

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