Scientia Marina, Vol 64, No 1 (2000)

Capture of Grammicolepis brachiusculus Poey, 1873 (Grammicolepididae) off the Canary Islands


https://doi.org/10.3989/scimar.2000.64n1107

J. A. González
Instituto Canario de Ciencias Marinas (ICCM), D.G. Universidades e Investigación, Gobierno de Canarias, Spain

V. Rico
Instituto Canario de Ciencias Marinas (ICCM), D.G. Universidades e Investigación, Gobierno de Canarias, Spain

J. I. Santana
Instituto Canario de Ciencias Marinas (ICCM), D.G. Universidades e Investigación, Gobierno de Canarias, Spain

Abstract


Morphometric and meristic characteristics, as well as estimations of fecundity, of two ripe females of Grammicolepis brachiusculus (Grammicolepididae) caught off the Canary Islands are reported. This is the first record of this species for the Canary Islands and its third finding in the North-Eastern Atlantic.

Keywords


Grammicolepididae; Grammicolepis brachiusculus; North-Eastern Atlantic; Canary Islands; occurrence

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