research product . 2017

The presence of the Patagonian seahorse Hippocampus patagonicus Piacentino & Luzzatto, 2004 (Teleostei: Syngnatidae) in Monte Hermoso, southwestern Buenos Aires province, Argentina

Estalles, María; Pujol, María; Sánchez, Natalia; Diaz de Astarloa, Juan; Luzzatto, Diego;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2017
  • Publisher: Pensoft Publishers
Based on data gathered during interviews with local artisanal fishermen and seahorses collected by them, Hippocampus patagonicus Piacentino & Luzzatto 2004 was found to occur in coastal waters of Monte Hermoso, southwestern Buenos Aires province, Argentina. High catches spanning several years and the identification of specimens confirm the presence of H. patagonicus in Monte Hermoso. 
free text keywords: distribution, fish, Gasterosteiformes, record, Southwestern Atlantic Ocean
  • European Marine Science
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