First records of Epigonus denticulatus (Perciformes: Epigonidae) in the northern waters of Spain: northernmost occurrences in the eastern North Atlantic

Ruiz-Pico S., Arronte J.C., Punzón A., Serrano A., Velasco F., Fernández-Zapico O.

Published date: December 2012
Volume: 36
Number: 4
Pagination: 578–580
Publisher: Société Française d’Ichtyologie

Twenty-two specimens of pencil cardinal Epigonus denticulatus were collected by bottom trawl (364-639 m) in the Cantabrian Sea, Spain. These records represent a new northern limit for the distribution of E. denticulatus in the eastern North Atlantic.

Keywords: Cantabrian Sea - Eastern North Atlantic - Epigonidae - Epigonus denticulatus - Galician waters - New record
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