Prognathodes marcellae

Peter Wirtz, Carlos Eduardo L. Ferreira, Sergio R. Floeter, Ronald Fricke, Joao Luiz Gasparini, Tomio Iwamoto, Luiz Rocha, Claud, 2007, Coastal Fishes of Sao Tome and Principe islands, Gulf of Guinea (Eastern Atlantic Ocean) - an update., Zootaxa 1523, pp. 1-48: 14

publication ID


publication LSID

persistent identifier

treatment provided by


scientific name

Prognathodes marcellae


Prognathodes marcellae  (Poll, 1950)

SMNS 25251 (1 specimen), Diogo Vaz; SMNS 25280 (1 specimen) Diogo Vaz. UFES 158 (4 specimens) Ilhéu Santana, São Tomé. This is a common species at São Tomé island, predominantly from deeper than 20 m but occasionally as shallow as 5 m depth. A photo of a pair from Rolas Island was printed in Wirtz (2005a) under the name Chaetodon marcellae  ZBK  .