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Nexilosus latifrons
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Nexilosus latifrons

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Nexilosus latifrons
© Copyright Gerald Allen, 2006 · 0
Nexilosus latifrons
Nexilosus
© Copyright Gerald Allen, 2006 · 0
Nexilosus
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Overview
Main identification features
  • body scales with small accessory scales
  • bone under eye - edges fused to cheek
  • preopercle and bone under eye - edges smooth
NEXILOSUS

SERGEANTS, DAMSELFISHES

Body oval; margins of preopercle and bone under eye smooth, without notch between those bones, lower edge of latter bone partly attached to cheek; teeth with flattened tips, in single rows; dorsal fin XIII ; 17-19; most of body scales with small accessory scales.

The single species in this subtropical genus is endemic to the southern part of our region and the adjacent area.


References
  • Allen , G.R. and Robertson, D.R., 1994., Fishes of the Tropical Eastern Pacific., Crawford House Press Pty Ltd:1-332.
  • Béarez, P., 1996., Lista de los Peces Marinos del Ecuador Continental., Revista de Biologia Tropical, 44:731-741.
  • Fischer , W. , Krup , F. , Schneider , W. , Sommer , C. , Carpenter , K. E. and Niem, V. H., 1995., Guia FAO para la Identificacion de Especies de para los fines de la Pesca. Pacifico Centro-Oriental. Volumen III. Vertebrados - Parte 2., FAO3:1201-1813.
  • Heller , E. and Snodgrass, R.E., 1903., Papers from the Hopkins Stanford Galapagos expedition, 1898-1899. XV. New fishes., Proc. Wash. Acad. Sci., 5:189-229.
  • Hildebrand, S.F., 1946., A descriptive catalog of the shore fishes of Peru., Bull. U.S. Nat. Mus., 189:1-530.
  • Jimenez-Prado, P., Béarez, P., 2004., Peces marinos del Ecuador continental / Marine fishes of continental Ecuador., SIMBIOE/NAZCA/IFEA tomo 1 y 2.
  • Tschudi, J. J. von., 1846., Ichthyologie. Pp. ii-xxx + 1-35, Pls. 1-6. In: Untersuchungen über die Fauna Peruana., Scheitlin & Zollikofer:1-693.
  • Victor, B. C. and Wellington, G. M., 2000., Endemism and the pelagic larval duration of reef fishes in the eastern Pacific Ocean., Marine Ecology Progress Series, 205:241-248.

Acknowledgements

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