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1 September 2008 Additional Records of Deep-sea Fishes from off Greater New England
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A recent review of deep-sea fishes captured deeper than 200 m off greater New England, from the Scotian Shelf at 44°N to the southern New England Shelf at about 38°N, documented 591 species. Subsequent trawling activity and reviews of deep-sea taxa occurring in the area have revealed that an additional 40 species inhabit the deep sea off New England. Thirty-two of these new records were captured in the course of 44 bottom trawls and 94 mid-water trawls over or in the proximity of Bear Seamount (39°55′N, 67°30′W). Five of the 40 species have been described as new to science, at least in part from material taken in the study area. In addition to describing such information as specimen size and position, depth, and date of capture, errors made in the previous study of deep-sea fishes in the area are identified and corrected.

Karsten E. Hartel, Christopher P. Kenaley, John K. Galbraith, and Tracey T. Sutton "Additional Records of Deep-sea Fishes from off Greater New England," Northeastern Naturalist 15(3), 317-334, (1 September 2008). https://doi.org/10.1656/1092-6194-15.3.317
Published: 1 September 2008
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