First record of the false scorpionfish Centrogenys vaigiensis (Perciformes: Centrogenyidae) from the western Indian Ocean

Matsunuma M., Kai Y., Motomura H.

Published date: July 2017
Volume: 41
Number: 3
Pagination: 290-292
Publisher: Société Française d'Ichtyologie
doi: https://doi.org/10.26028/cybium/2017-413-006
Abstract

A single specimen of Centrogenys vaigiensis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824) (Centrogenyidae) collected from Mauritius (southwestern Indian Ocean) represents the first record of the species from that region. Previous records were restricted to the eastern Indian and western Pacific oceans (from the Nicobar Islands east to Papua New Guinea, and Australia north to Japan).

Keywords: Centrogenyidae - Centrogenys vaigiensis - distribution - First record - Mauritius - Western Indian Ocean
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