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The Status of Torquigener hypselogeneion (Bleeker) (Tetraodontiformes: Tetraodontidae) and Some Related Species, including a New Species from Hawaii

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Title: The Status of Torquigener hypselogeneion (Bleeker) (Tetraodontiformes: Tetraodontidae) and Some Related Species, including a New Species from Hawaii
Authors: Hardy, Graham S.
Issue Date: Jan 1983
Publisher: University of Hawai'i Press
Citation: Hardy GS. 1983. The status of Torquigener hypselogeneion (Bleeker) (tetraodontiformes: tetraodontidae) and some related species, including a new species from Hawaii. Pac Sci 37(1): 65-74.
Abstract: Torquigener .hypselogeneion (Bleeker) and T.florealis (Cope) are
redescnbed, and a neotype IS proposed for the former. That species differs from
T. florealis in having smaller eye diameter, shorter caudal peduncle length,
usuall!, lower. fin ray counts, and different color pattern. Torquigener randalli
n.sp. is descnbed .from six specimens from Oahu, Hawaii, differing from the
similar T.jiorealis In shape of dorsal and anal fins, a usually lower dorsal and anal
fin ray count, and in color pattern.
URI/DOI: http://hdl.handle.net/10125/645
ISSN: 0030-8870
Appears in Collections:Pacific Science Volume 37, Number 1, 1983



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