Occurrence of Ophisurus serpens (Anguilliformes, Ophichthidae) from Galician waters (NW Spain)

Bañón R., Valeiras J., Armesto Á., Abad E.

Published date: June 2011
Volume: 35
Number: 2
Pagination: 157–158
Publisher: Société Française d’Ichtyologie
doi: https://doi.org/10.26028/cybium/2011-352-010

A new record of two serpent eels Ophisurus serpens from Galician waters (NW Spain) is reported. This species is poorly known from Atlantic European waters. This record establishes the most northerly georeferenced record of O. serpens in the eastern Atlantic.

Keywords: Galicia - New record - Ophichthidae - Ophisurus serpens
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