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Synchiropus atrilabiatus
© Copyright Ross Robertson, 2006 · 12
Synchiropus atrilabiatus

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Synchiropus
© Copyright Ross Robertson, 2006 · 12
Synchiropus
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Overview
Main identification features
  • large eyes on top pointed head;mouth protrusible
  • 1st dorsal fin : iv
  • preopercle: large, curved, hooked spine
  • pelvic before pectoral
SYNCHIROPUS

DRAGONETS

Elongate body; long, slightly depressed head; eye large; snout short (< eye length), pointed; top jaw protrusible; 2 dorsal fins, 1st with IV spines, soft dorsal fin rays branched; gill opening small, oval, low on side; large preopercular spine with up curved main tip, and up to 11 points along its top side; pelvics I, 5, inserted under throat before pectorals each connected to pectoral by a membrane; 1 lateral line.

A circumtropical genus with almost 24 species; 1 is endemic to our region.


References
  • Böhlke , and Cohen,., 1957., The eastern Pacific species of Callionymus., Copeia, 1957:159-160.
  • Castro-Aguirre, J.L., 1991., Nuevos registros de peces mesopelágicos y bentónicos en el Golfo de California, México., Anales de la Escuela Nacional de Ciencias Biologicas de Mexico, 35:71-89.
  • De la Cruz , J. , Galvan , F. , Abitia , L. A. , Rodriguez , J. and Gutierrez, F. J., 1994., Lista sistematica de los peces marinos de Bahia Magdalena, Baja California Sur (Mexico). Systematic List of marine fishes from Bahia Magdalena, Baja California Sur (Mexico)., Ciencias Marinas, 20:17-31.
  • Findley, L.T., Hendrickx, M.E., Brusca, R.C., van der Heiden, A.M., Hastings, P.A., Torre, J., 2003., Diversidad de la Macrofauna Marina del Golfo de California, Mexico., CD-ROM versión 1.0. Projecto de la Macrofauna del Golfo .  Derechos reservados de los autores y Conservación Internacional.
  • Fricke, R., 1981., Revision of the genus Synchiropus (Teleostei: Callionymidae)., J. Cramer.:194pp.
  • Galván-Magaña, F., Gutiérrez-Sánchez, F., Abitia-Cárdenas, L.A., Rodríguez-Romero, J., 2000., The distribution and affinities of the shore fishes of the Baja California Sur lagoons. In Aquatic Ecosystems of Mexico: Status and Scope. Eds. M. Manuwar, S.G. Lawrence, I.F. Manuwar & D.F. Malley. Ecovision World Monograph Series., Backhuys Publishers:383-398.
  • Garman, S., 1899., The Fishes. In: Reports of an exploration off the west coasts of Mexico, Central and South America, and off the Galapagos Islands, ... by the U.S. Fish Commission Steamer "Albatross," during 1891. L.C.Z.L. Tannar, U.S.N. commanding XXVI., Mem. Mus. Comp. Zool., 24:432pp.
  • Jimenez-Prado, P., Béarez, P., 2004., Peces marinos del Ecuador continental / Marine fishes of continental Ecuador., SIMBIOE/NAZCA/IFEA tomo 1 y 2.
  • Lea, R.N. and Rosenblatt, R.H., 2000., Observations on fishes associated with the 1997-1998 El Niño off California., CalCOFL Rep., 41:117-129.
  • Lopez , M. I. and Bussing, W. A., 1982., Lista provisional de los peces marinos de la Costa Rica., Revista de Biologia Tropical, 30(1):5-26.
  • Love, M.S., Mecklenburg, C.W., Mecklenburg, T.A., Thorsteinson, L.K., 2005., es of the West Coast and Alaska: a checklist of North Pacific and Artic Ocena species from Baja California to the Alaska-Yukon border., U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, 288pp.
  • Rodríguez-Romero, J., Abitia-Cardenas, L.A., Aguilar-Palomino, B., 1993., Range extension and first record of some marine fish in Baja California, Mexico., Revista de Biologia Tropical, 41:917-919.

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