Hoplostethus mediterraneus Cuvier, 1829

Goren, Menachem & Galil, Bella S., 2015, A checklist of the deep sea fishes of the Levant Sea, Mediterranean Sea, Zootaxa 3994 (4), pp. 507-530: 521

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3994.4.2

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:97DE8F58-A2F7-485E-B994-B88700449E31

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03D987E4-FFF1-0C2E-FF1A-82D4FDEFFD67

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Plazi

scientific name

Hoplostethus mediterraneus Cuvier, 1829
status

 

Hoplostethus mediterraneus Cuvier, 1829 

Hoplostethus mediterraneus Cuvier  in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1829: 469, Pl. 97. Type locality: Nice, Mediterranean coast of France.

Hoplostethus mediterraneus, Goren & Galil, 1997: 201  , 2002: 151; Galil & Zibrowius, 1998: 115.

Material examined. TAUAbout TAU P- 10514, 1 spec., off Haifa, 1500 m, coll: B. Galil, 10 May, 1994; TAUAbout TAU P. 12980, 3 spec. off Akko, 032° 54 'N, 034° 50 'E, 800 m. coll: B. Galil, 22 August, 2004; TAUAbout TAU P. 12981, 3 spec. off Akko, 032° 54 'N, 034° 50 'E, 800 m. coll: B. Galil, 24 August, 2004; TAUAbout TAU P. 13534, 2 spec. Eratosthenes seamount, 033° 47.750 N, 034° 46.996 E, 927m. coll: B. Galil, 21 June, 2006; TAUAbout TAU P. 13892, 1 spec. Eratosthenes seamount, 033° 47.750 N, 034° 46.996 E, 946 m. coll: B. Galil, 21 June, 2006.

Distribution. Atlantic, Indian Ocean and the Mediterranean; depth range 100–1175 m. The present record constitutes a depth record for the species.

TAU

Tel-Aviv University

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Actinopterygii

Order

Beryciformes

Family

Trachichthyidae

Genus

Hoplostethus

Loc

Hoplostethus mediterraneus Cuvier, 1829

Goren, Menachem & Galil, Bella S. 2015

2015
Loc

Hoplostethus mediterraneus

Goren 1997: 201