On the presence of Trachinus pellegrini (Trachinidae) in the Canary and Cape Verde Islands (north-eastern Atlantic)

González J.A., González-Jiménez J.F., Triay-Portella R., Jiménez S., González-Lorenzo J.G., Biscoito M.

Published date: April 2016
Volume: 40
Number: 2
Pagination: 173–177
Publisher: Société Française d'Ichtyologie
doi: https://doi.org/10.26028/cybium/2016-402-009
Abstract

Trachinus pellegrini Cadenat, 1937 is recorded for the first time from the Canaries, which represents the northernmost limit of the species distribution. Morphological differences between adult and juvenile specimens are given. The presence of this species in the Cape Verde Islands is also confirmed.

Keywords: Canary Islands - Cape Verde Islands - Eastern Atlantic - New record - Trachinidae - Trachinus pellegrini
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