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The first record of the string eel Gordiichthys leibyi (Anguilliformes: Ophichthidae) in the western South Atlantic

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  10 February 2010

Rodrigo Antunes Caires
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Museu de Zoologia/USP, Laboratório de Peixes, PO Box 42494, 04263-000, São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Juliana Fonseca
Affiliation:
Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP), Departamento de Zoologia, 13506-900, Rio Claro, São Paulo, Brazil
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Abstract

The string eel Gordiichthys leibyi is reported for the first time from the western South Atlantic, based on a specimen taken from the stomach of a yellowtail snapper collected off the coast of Mucuri, Bahia, Brazil.

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