Invemar
Bulletin of Marine and Coastal Research

NEW FISH REPORTS IN THE FAMILIES SERRANIDAE, GRAMMATIDAE, AND LABRIDAE (ACTINOPTERYGII: PERCIFORMES) FOR THE COLOMBIAN CARIBBEAN

Andrea Polanco F., Arturo Acero P., Luz Marina Mejía Ladino, Luz Stella Mejía

Abstract


Descriptive data on three species of bony fishes collected in the Colombian Caribbean by the Invemar-Macrofauna II cruise are presented; these include two first records for the area as well as the confirmation of the presence of one species. The studied species are: Bathyanthias cubensis (Schultz, 1958) (Serranidae), ten specimens between 36.2 and 123 mm total length collected between 150 and 300 m depth; Lipogramma evides Robins and Colin, 1979 (Grammatidae), ten specimens between 24.5 and 50.5 mm total length collected at 160 m depth; and Halichoeres bathyphilus (Beebe and Tee-Van, 1932) (Labridae), one 101 mm total length specimen from 73 m depth.

Keywords


Bathyanthias cubensis; Lipogramma evides; Halichoeres bathyphilus; Caribbean Sea; Colombia

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DOI: 10.25268/bimc.invemar.2012.41.2.89

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