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Title: A new species of deepwater flathead, Bembras adenensis (Scorpaeniformes: Bembridae) from the western Indian Ocean
Authors: Knapp, L.W.
Imamura, H.
ASFA Terms: Fish species
Issue Date: 1997
Publisher: The Ichthyological Society of Japan
Citation: Ichthyological Research, 44 (1), p. 9-14
Abstract: A new bembrid, Bembras adenensis, is described on the basis of specimens collected from the Gulf of Aden, western Indian Ocean. This species is easilydistinguished from B. japonica, the only known congener of the genus, by thefollowing combination of characters: larger orbital diameter, longer head length,pectoral-fin with a small black blotch near tip of upper rays, 3 gill rakers on upper gillarch, 19 pectoral-fin rays, and 15 anal-fin rays (vs. smaller orbital diameter, shorter head length, pectoral-fin with several small spots forming irregular bands, 2 gill rakerson upper gill arch, usually 17 pectoral-fin rays, and 14 anal-fin rays in B. japonica).
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1834/955
ISSN: 1341-8998
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