Lophiodes 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
|Title:||Lophiodes beroe monkfish from Brazil|
|Date:||30 June 2010|
|Classification:||Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata (Chordates) > Class Actinopterygii (Ray finned Fish) > Lophiformes (Anglerfish) > Lophifiidae (Monkfish, goosefish, anglerfish)|
|Behaviour:||resting on seabed near subsea equipment|
|Site:||Atlantic > South Atlantic > Brazil|
Regions > South America > Brazil
|Latitude:||22 deg 05' 43" S|
|Longitude:||38 deg 05' 14" W|
|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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