The family Bramidae (Perciformes) from the Canary Islands (Northeastern Atlantic Ocean), with three new records

González-Lorenzo J.G., González-Jiménez J.F., Brito A., González J.A.

Published date: October 2013
Volume: 37
Number: 4
Pagination: 295–303
Publisher: Société Française d'Ichtyologie

An account of the species of the family Bramidae (Teleostei, Perciformes) from the Canary Islands is given. Pterycombus brama, Taractes asper and Taractes rubescens are recorded for the first time in the Canaries, which brings to six the number of bramid species recorded in the area. Available data on distribution, habitat, and morphometry of the studied species are presented.

Keywords: Bramidae - Canary Islands - Eastern Atlantic - Pterycombus brama - Taractes asper - Taractes rubescens
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