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2008-10-02 03:00:25

By Glynn, Peter W Enochs, Ian C; McCosker, John E; Graefe, Abigail N Abstract: Adult individuals of the pearlfish Carapus mourlani (Petit, 1934) occur commonly in the mantle cavity of the opisthobranch mollusc Dolabella auricularia (Lightfoot, 1786) in shallow marine waters of the Gulf of Chiriqui, Pacific Panama. Nearly 30% of the molluscan hosts collected during the day on a coral reef contained one or two fish. Feeding observations of a captive fish as well as the intact condition of the...


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2007-03-12 22:36:56

Pyramodon ventralis is a pearlfish of the family Carapidae, found in the Indo-western Pacific oceans at depths of between 328.08 and 1312.34 ft (100 and 400 m). Its length is between 9.84 and 11.81 in (25 and 30 cm). Pyramodon ventralis is similar in shape to the rattails with a long tapering eel-like body ending in a pointed tail. Both the dorsal and anal fins start about a quarter of the body length from the snout and end at the fused pointed tail fin. The pectoral fins are large and...

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2007-03-12 22:35:06

Echiodon rendahli is a pearlfish of the family Carapidae, found in the south west Pacific oceans around Australia and New Zealand at depths down to 196.85 ft (60 m). Its length is between 3.94 and 4.72 in (10 and 12 cm). Echiodon rendahli is similar in shape to the rattails with a long tapering eel-like body ending in a pointed tail. Both the dorsal and anal fins start about an eighth of the body length from the snout and end at the fused pointed tail fin. The pectoral fins are small and...

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