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Helgoland Marine Research

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Eggs of pelagic fish from the Sargasso Sea with special reference to Anguilliformes

  • F. A. Stibane1, 2
Helgoländer Meeresuntersuchungen198336:BF01995799

Published: 1 March 1983


Pelagic fish eggs from IKMT hauls, taken during the 1979 Sargasso Sea Expedition, were sorted and classified according to structural aspects. 13 types were distinguished, one of them classified as exocoetid, two of them as anguilliform. One of the anguilliform egg types could be determined as belonging toDerichthys serpentinus.


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