First record of Histiobranchus australis (Regan, 1913) (Synaphobranchidae), from the Azores (northeastern Atlantic Ocean)

Almeida A.J., Biscoito M.

Published date: September 2012
Volume: 36
Number: 3
Pagination: 495–496
Publisher: Société Française d’Ichtyologie

The occurrence of Histiobranchus australis (Regan, 1913) in the Azores, based on two specimens collected from between 2085-2096 m depth during the BIAÇORES 1971 cruise, is the first record of this species in the northeastern Atlantic Ocean and the northernmost record in the boreal hemisphere.

Keywords: Atlantic Ocean - Azores - distribution - First record - Histiobranchus australis - Synaphobranchidae
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