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Investigaciones marinas

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SIELFELD, Walter; VARGAS, Mauricio  and  KONG, Ismael. First records of Etropus ectenes Jordan, 1889, Bothus constellatus Jordan & Goss, 1889, Achirus klunzingeri (Steindachner, 1880) and Symphurus elongatus (Günther, 1868) (Pisces: Pleuronectiformes) in Chile, with comments on the distribution of the Chilean flounders . Investig. mar. [online]. 2003, vol.31, n.1, pp.51-65. ISSN 0717-7178.

. The first records of the Pleuronectiformes Achirus klunzingeri (Soleidae), Etropus ectenes and Bothus constellatus (Bothidae), and Symphurus elongatus (Cynoglossidae) in chilean waters are reported. The morphological characteristics of the studied specimens are compared with previous descriptions. Their distribution in the Southeastern Pacific and that of the order in Chilean waters are discussed

Keywords : Pleuronectiformes; new records; northern Chile.

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