Acta Ichthyologica et Piscatoria 46(2): 123-129, doi: 10.3750/AIP2016.46.2.09
Ten new records of marine fishes for São Tomé, West Africa
expand article infoN. Vasco-Rodrigues, J. Fontes, Á.A. Bertoncini
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Three chondrichthyes: Rhincodon typus Smith, 1828; Mobula tarapacana (Philippi, 1892); and Mobula thurstoni (Lloyd, 1908), and seven teleosts: Beryx decadactylus Cuvier, 1829; Peristedion cf. cataphractum (Linnaeus, 1758); Coryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758; Liopropoma emanueli Wirtz et Schliewen, 2012; Chromis cadenati Whitley, 1951; Chromis limbata (Valenciennes, 1833); and Makaira nigricans Lacepède, 1802 were recorded for the first time for São Tomé. These records were based on fishes landed in local markets, captured, or observed while SCUBA diving and from BRUV surveys.
first record, São Tomé, Tropical Eastern Atlantic, elasmobranchs, teleosts