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Name - Kyphosus elegans

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Reported Taxonomic Hierarchies

Animalia (Kingdom)
Chordata (Phylum)
Vertebrata (Subphylum)
Pisces (Group)
Osteichthyes (Group)
Perciformes (Order)
Kyphosidae (Family)


Recent Publications

  • Description of Heteroplectanum oliveri sp. n. (Monogenea: Diplectanidae) and comments on the helminth fauna of Kyphosus elegans (Perciformes: Kyphosidae) from Chamela Bay, Mexico.
  • Food of Kyphosus elegans (Perciformes: Khyposidae) in Loreto, Baja California Sur, Mexico.
  • Diversity of sea lice (Copepoda: Caligidae) parasitic on marine fishes with commercial and aquaculture importance in Chamela Bay, Pacific coast of Mexico by using morphology and DNA barcoding, With description of a new species of Caligus.
  • Isolation and characterization of sixteen microsatellite loci for the rudderfish Kyphosus elegans (Centrarchiformes: Kyphosidae) from Easter Island, discovered with Next Generation Sequencing.
  • Gorgocephalidae (Digenea: Lepocreadioidea) in the Indo-West Pacific: new species, life-cycle data and perspectives on species delineation over geographic range.

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