Volumen 46 - Número 1 - 2011

Nota científica


Primer registro de Agrostichthys parkeri en el Océano Pacífico

suroriental (Osteichthyes: Regalecidae)

Germán Pequeño1

1Instituto de Zoología Ernst F. Kilian, Universidad Austral de Chile, Casilla 567, Valdivia, Chile


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The discovery of one specimen of Agrostichthys parkeri in Chilean waters is reported. This is the first record of this fish species for the southeastern Pacific Ocean. The specimen, 1.5 m total length, was found in shallow waters at 2 m depth, in southern Chiloé Island, Chile. The number of species belonging to the order Lampridiformes in Chile is increased to nine.


Palabras clave: Ichthyogeography, Lampridiformes, bony fishes, Chile