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Resultats des Campagnes MUSORSTOM - Volume 17

B. Seret (Editor), 1997, 213pp., paper, 93 figs, (Memoires du Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle tome 174)
ISBN 2-85653-500-3 (NLG 86.00/US$48.00)


Volume 17 of the Musorstom series deals with the deep-water fishes of New Caledonia. It includes papers on taxonomy and biogeography of 15 fish families: Moridae, Euclichthyidae, Carapidae, Ophidiidae, Aphyonidae, Macrorhamphosidae, Triglidae, Gempylidae, Bothidae, Triacanthodidae, Monacanthidae, Ostraciidae, Triodontidae, and Tetraodontidae. As a result, 85 species (17 new) belonging to 49 genera are described.

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Deep waterfishes ofNew Caledonia: contributions of the MUSORSTOM cruises 

Bernard SERET



Review of the morid cods (Teleostei, Paracanthopterygii, Moridae) of New

Caledonia, southwest Pacific Ocean, with description of a new species of

Gadella 

Chris D. PAULIN & Clive D. ROBERTS



First record of the Eucla cod Euclichthys polynemus McCulloch (Teleostei,

Paracanthopterygii, Euclichthyidae) from New Caledonia, southwest Pacific

Ocean, with notes on morphological characters

Clive D. ROBERTS & Chris D. PAULIN



Deepwater ophidiiform fishes from off New Caledonia with six new species 

Jorgen G. NIELSEN



Notopogon xenosoma Regan, 1914 (Teleostei, Macrorhamphosidae) en limite de

distribution subtropicale aux abords de la Nouvelle-CalCdonie et de

Madagascar 

Guy DUHAMEL



Gurnard Fishes (Scorpaeniformes, Triglidae) from off New Caledonia with

description of five new species

Lluis del CERRO & Domenec I,LORIS



Gemfishes (Scombroidei, Gempylidae, Rexea) of New Caledonia, southwest

Pacific Ocean, with description of a new species

Clive D. ROBERTS & Andrew L. STEWART



Pisces, Pleuronectiformes: Flatfishes from the waters around New Caledonia.

Six species of the bothid genera Tosarhombus and Parabothus 

Kunio AMAOKA, Eiji MIHARA & Jacques RIVATON



Tetraodontiform fishes, mostly from deep waters, of New Caledonia 

Keiichi MATSUURA & James C. TYLER



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