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Dactylanthias baccheti, a new species of anthiine fish (Perciformes: Serranidae) from the Tuamotu Archipelago

John E. Randal

aqua, International Journal of Ichthyology, pp. 83-88, Volume 12, Issue 2 – December 2006

Abstract

The anthiine fish Dactylanthias baccheti is described from one 204-mm specimen collected from a depth of 200-250 m off Takaroa Atoll, Tuamotu Archipelago. It is distinct from the one other species of the genus, D. aplodactylus from Indonesia, in having a more oblique mouth, broader interorbital space, different shape of fins, slightly higher counts of dorsal soft rays, pectoral rays, and lateral-line scales, and in life color.

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