Records of the eels Kaupichthys atronasus (Chlopsidae), Phyllophichthus xenodontus (Ophichthidae), and Gorgasia preclara (Congridae) from the Red Sea

Smith D.G., Bogorodsky S.V., Mal A.O.

Published date: December 2014
Volume: 38
Number: 4
Pagination: 301–306
Publisher: Société Française d'Ichtyologie

Kaupichthys atronasus Schultz, 1953 is recorded from two specimens from Egypt and Saudi Arabia. Phyllophichthus xenodontus Gosline, 1951 is recorded from two specimens collected from Egypt. Geographic variation in this species is discussed. Gorgasia preclara Böhlke & Randall, 1981 is recorded from a photograph taken of a live individual at Dahab, Egypt.

Keywords: Chlopsidae - Congridae - Gorgasia - Kaupichthys - Ophichthidae - Phyllophichthus - Records - Red Sea
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