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Title: Annotated Checklist of the Fishes of Johnston Island 
Author: Randall, John E; Lobel, Phillip S; Chave, EH
Date: 1985-01
Publisher: University of Hawai'i Press
Citation: Randall JE, Lobel PS, Chave EH. 1985. Annotated checklist of the fishes of Johnston Island. 39(1): 24-80.
Abstract: A total of 271 fishes are listed from Johnston Island, an atypical
atoll lying at 16°45'N, 169°30'W, 470 miles south of the nearest reef of the
Hawaiian Islands. Three of these fishes, Parupeneus barberinus, Acanthurus
nigricauda, and Ostracion cubicus are doubtful records. Eight are listed only
by genus. The following 88 species represent new records for the island: the
carcharhinid shark Galeocerdo cuvier; the albulid Albula glossodonta; the congrid
eel Conger oligoporus; the muraenid eels Gymnothorax berndti, G. buroensis,
G. flavimarginatus, G. nudivomer, G. nuttingi, and Uropterygius inornatus; the
synodontids Sauridaflamma and Synodus englemani; the carapid Carapus mourlani
the morid Physiculus grinnelli; the holocentrids Myripristis chryseres, M.
kuntee, Neoniphon aurolineatus, Pristilepis oligolepis, and Sargocentron xantherythrum;
the scorpaenids Dendrochirus barberi, Pontinus macrocephalus, Scorpaena
colorata, Scorpaenodes kelloggi, and Scorpaenopsis diabolus; the triglid Satyrichthys
engyceros; the serranids Anthias fucinus, A. ventralis, Epinephelus quernus,
Holanthias elizabethae, H. fuscipinnis, Plectranthias helenae, and Promicrops
lanceolatus; the callanthiid Grammatonotus laysanus; the priacanthid Cookeolus
boops; the brarnid Eumegistus illustris; the emmelichthyid Erythrocles scintillans;
the lutjanids Aphareus rutilans, Etelis carbunculus, E. coruscans, Pristipomoides
auricilla, P. jilamentosus, and P. zonatus; the lutjanoid Symphysanodon maunaloae;
the kyphosid Kyphosus cinerascens; the mullid Parupeneus pleurostigma; the
apogonid Epigonus sp.; the malacanthid Malacanthus brevirostris; the carangids
Carangoides ferdau, Caranx ignobilis, Decapterus macarellus, Elagatis bipinnulatus,
and Seriola dumerili; the coryphaenid Coryphaena hippurus; the sphyraenid
Sphyraena barracuda; the labrids Coris ballieui, Macropharyngodon geoffroy,
Polylepion russelli, Pseudojuloides cerasinus, and Xyrichtys aneitensis; the scarid
Scarus rubroviolaceus; the mugiloidids Parapercis roseoviridis and P. schauinslandi;
the percophidids Chrionema chryseres and C. squamiceps; the chaetodontids
Chaetodori lineolatus, C. miliaris, C. modestus, C. tinkeri, and Heniochus diphreutes;
the pomacanthids Centropygefisheri, C. potteri, and Holacanthus arcuatus;
the oplegnathid Oplegnathus punctatus; the acanthurids Acanthurus blochii dussumieri,
A. thompsoni, Naso hexacanthus, and N. unicornis; the scombrids Acanthocybium
solanderi, Euthynnus afjinis, Katsuwonus pelamis, and Thunnus albacares;
the istiophorid Makaira nigricans; the blenniid Cirripectes variolosus; the gobiids
Priolepis aureoviridis and Ptereleotris heteroptera; the triacanthodid Hollardia
goslinei; the balistid Sufflamen fraenatus; and the tetraodontid Canthigaster
inframacula.
ISSN: 0030-8870
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10125/510

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