First Southern Hemisphere records of the deepwater scorpionfish Phenacoscorpius megalops (Scorpaenidae)

Wibowo K., Motomura H.

Date de parution: juin 2018
Volume: 42
Number: 2
Pagination: 210-212
Editeur: Société Française d'Ichtyologie

Two specimens of Phenacoscorpius megalops Fowler, 1938, collected at 481 m depth off Malo Island, Vanuatu, represent the first records of the species in the Southern Hemisphere. All previous records were restricted to the northwestern and northern Pacific Ocean.

Mots-clés: First record - Phenacoscorpius megalops - Scorpaenidae - South Pacific - Vanuatu
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