Memoirs of Museum Victoria

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)

Abstract: 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.

Keywords: Zeidae, Zenopsis, new species, South China Sea, Western Australia

Citation: Nakabo, T., Bray, D.J. & Yamada, U., 2006. A new species of Zenopsis (Zeiformes: Zeidae) from the South China Sea, East China Sea and off Western Australia. Memoirs of Museum Victoria 63: 91-96. http://doi.org/10.24199/j.mmv.2006.63.11

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