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First Record of the Chaetodontid Genus Prognathodes from the Hawaiian Islands

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Title: First Record of the Chaetodontid Genus Prognathodes from the Hawaiian Islands
Authors: Pyle, Richard L.
Chave, E.H.
Issue Date: Jan 1994
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press
Citation: Pyle RL, Chave EH. 1994. First record of the chaetodontid genus Prognathodes from the Hawaiian Islands. Pac Sci 48(1): 90-93.
Abstract: A total of 32 individuals of a chaetodontid fish resembling
Prognathodes guezei (Mauge & Bauchot) were recorded on photographs and
videotape taken from the Hawaii Undersea Research Laboratory's deep-sea
submersibles Makali'i and Pisces-V between 1982 and 1990. These sightings
represent the first record of the genus Prognathodes from the Hawaiian Islands.
The fish were observed at depths of 106-187 m off Hawai'i, at Penguin Bank,
and at French Frigate Shoals (Northwestern Hawaiian Islands). Most sightings
were made on the western side of Hawai'i, particularly near Kealakekua Bay.
URI/DOI: http://hdl.handle.net/10125/2200
ISSN: 0030-8870
Appears in Collections:Pacific Science Volume 48, Number 1, 1994



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