Lophiodes beroe monkfish from Brazil

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Lophiodes beroe monkfish from BrazilLophiodes beroe monkfish from Brazil


Monkfish from Brazil. This is Lophiodes beroe Caruso,1981. John Caruso has a publication showing some photos he took from the R/V Johnson Sea Link showing the characteristic white humeral spots. The spots were first observed using the Sea Link (Fig. 4, p. 1022) and have never been seen on preserved specimens. J. H. Caruso, S. W. Ross, K. J. Sulak and G. R. Sedberry (2007) Deep-water chaunacid and lophiid anglerfishes (Pisces: Lophiiformes) off the south-eastern United States. Journal of Fish Biology. 70:1015–1026

Item Type:Image
Title:Lophiodes beroe monkfish from Brazil
Creator(s):Jones, D
Identification:Caruso, John
Date:30 June 2010
Classification:Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata (Chordates) > Class Actinopterygii (Ray finned Fish) > Lophiformes (Anglerfish) > Lophifiidae (Monkfish, goosefish, anglerfish)
Species:Lophiodes beroe
Behaviour:resting on seabed near subsea equipment
Site:Atlantic > South Atlantic > Brazil
Regions > South America > Brazil
Site Description:Seafloor
Depth (m):622
Latitude:22 deg 05' 43" S
Longitude:38 deg 05' 14" W
UTM Zone:38
Countries:Brazil > Campos Basin
Habitat:equipment and muddy seafloor
Project Partners:Subsea 7
Deposited By:Dr Daniel Jones
Deposited On:13 July 2010

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