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Título: Opeatogenys gracilis (Pisces: Gobiesocidae): An overlooked species or another ‘Mediterranean endemism’ found in Atlantic waters?
Autor: Gonçalves, Emanuel João
Beldade, Ricardo
Henriques, Miguel
Palavras-chave: North-east Atlantic
Opeatogenys gracilis
Seagrass beds
Data: 2005
Editora: Blackwell Publishing
Citação: Journal of Fish Biology, 67, 481-489
Resumo: The occurrence of Opeatogenys gracilis outside the Mediterranean Sea is confirmed for the first time. This is probably a more common species than previously thought, but its apparent complete dependence on seagrass beds suggests the possibility of including it in the IUCN threatened species list. Some sex differences are described and a complete meristic and morphometric description of the species is presented. The occurrence of the species in the north-east Atlantic indicates that it might be a recent dispersal from the Mediterranean Sea, or an overlooked part of the autochthonous fauna.
Peer review: yes
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.12/1454
ISSN: 0022-1112
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