A new species of Zenopsis (Zeiformes: Zeidae) from the South China Sea, East China Sea and off Western Australia

Tetsuji Nakabo, Dianne J. Bray and Umeyoshi Yamada
63(1): 91–96 (2006)

Zenopsis stabilispinosa sp. nov. is described from the South China Sea, East China Sea and off Western Australia. It differs from other species of Zenopsis in having the third anal-fin spine fused to its pterygiophore, seven dorsal-fin spines, a short pelvic fin in adults, and 32 (13+19) vertebrae. A key to the species of Zenopsis is provided.

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