Sparisoma , Wirtz, Peter, Ferreira, Carlos Eduardo L., Floeter, Sergio R., Fricke, Ronald, Gasparini, João Luiz, Iwamoto, Tomio, Rocha, Luiz, 2007

Wirtz, Peter, Ferreira, Carlos Eduardo L., Floeter, Sergio R., Fricke, Ronald, Gasparini, João Luiz, Iwamoto, Tomio, Rocha, Luiz, 2007, Coastal Fishes of São Tomé and Príncipe islands, Gulf of Guinea (Eastern Atlantic Ocean) — an update, Zootaxa 1523, pp. 1-48: 15

publication ID

10.5281/zenodo.177470

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:2202520B-A3E7-492D-A932-14463CD6DAF9

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/C636785B-FFB7-E219-44D6-8C29FC2C3E44

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scientific name

Sparisoma
status

n. sp.

Sparisoma  n. sp. ( Figures 15 and 16)

SMNSAbout SMNS 25275, 1 specimen, from Lagoa Azul, CASAbout CAS 214635, 1 specimen, from off Marlin Beach Hotel, CASAbout CAS 224080, 1 specimen caught by hook and line off a private dock near São Tomé airport. UFESAbout UFES 153 (1 specimen) Praia das Furnas, near Diogo Vaz, São Tomé. This species is common in the tropical eastern Atlantic and has been called Sparisoma rubripinne (Valenciennes, 1839)  by many authors (e.g. Afonso et al. 1999; Brito et al. 1999). It is, however, the undescribed eastern Atlantic sister species to the Brazilian S. axillare  . The species is currently being described by L. Rocha and A. Brito.

SMNS

Staatliches Museum fuer Naturkund Stuttgart

CAS

California Academy of Sciences

UFES

Universidade Federal do Espirito Santo