NEW FINDINGS AND DISTRIBUTION OF SOME DEEP SEA SPECIES OF THE COLOMBIAN PACIFIC II. CALLIONYMIDAE (TELEOSTEI)
We present new records of larvae and adult fish from the family Callionymidae in the Colombian Pacific coast. Larvae and juvenile of Synchiropus atrilabiatus (Garman 1899), expands its distribution range within this coast (between Tumaco in the South to the border with Panama in the North), presenting low to medium abundances in September-October 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 and February-March 2006, 2014. Larvae were always collected at stations 54 km away from the coast. Adults of S. atrilabiatus were collected as bycatch from the deep-sea shrimp fishing fleet between 67-700 m depth at Bahía Cupica in 1995 and Arusí in 2005.
Ichthyoplankton; Callionymidae; Deep sea; Colombian Pacific
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