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

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1983-01
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Hardy, Graham S.
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University of Hawai'i Press
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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.
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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.
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