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Atlas of marine bony fish otoliths (sagittae) of Southeastern-Southern Brazil Part VI: Albuliformes, Anguiliformes, Osmeriformes, Stomiiformes, Aulopiformes, Myctophiformes, Ophidiiformes, Polimixiiformes, Batrachoidiformes and Lophiformes

Marcella Bockis Giaretta, Carolina Correia Siliprandi, Cesar Santificetur, Marina Rito Brenha-Nunes, Valéria Regina Martins Conversani, Carmen Lucia Del Bianco Rossi-Wongtschowski

Abstract


This publication is part of a series that will constitute an Atlas of Teleostei Otoliths of the Southeastern-Southern Brazilian region. In this article, we present the results of sagittae's morphologic and morphometric analyses from fishes remaining to the orders: Albuliformes (one species), Anguiliformes (four), Osmeriformes (one), Stomiiformes (one), Aulopiformes (five), Myctophiformes (nine), Ophidiiformes (three), Polimixiiformes (one), Batrachoidiformes (one) and Lophiformes (three). Features, measurements and indices were analyzed according to methodology used in anterior series. Whenever possible three otoliths of each species have been illustrated and photographed. The frequency of occurrence of each characteristic was calculated by total length classes (TL) and differences within and among them have been analyzed applying multiple χ² test (significance 0.05).

Keywords


Teleost; Otolith; Morphology; Morphometry; Southwestern Atlantic; Brazil

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/s1679-87592017133806502

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