Check List 16(1): 177-182, doi: 10.15560/16.1.177
First report of the rare morid Laemonema robustum (Gadiformes) from the Southwestern Atlantic
expand article infoAlfredo Carvalho-Filho, Guy Marcovaldi§, James Maclaine|, Maria Isabel Paiva§
‡ Fish-Bizz Ltda., São Paulo, Brazil§ TAMAR PROJECT, Mata de São João, Brazil| The Natural History Museum, London, United Kingdom
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The poorly known morid Laemonema robustum Johnson, 1862, is reported for the first time from Brazilian marine waters. Morphometric characters are compared with published works and selected vouchers. The known Atlantic Ocean range of the species is extended to the Southwestern Atlantic, thousands of kilometers from previous records.
Brazil, deep-sea, Moridae, range extension, robust mora.