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First Report of Dealfish, Trachipterus arcticus (lampriformes: Trachipteridae), from Canadian Waters

Craig F. Purchase

Abstract


In November 2014, a recently dead specimen of the meso-pelagic Dealfish, Trachipterus arcticus, was found on a fjord beach in northern Newfoundland. This represents the first record of the species in Canadian waters.


Keywords


Dealfish; Trachipterus arcticus; Newfoundland; range extension

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.22621/cfn.v131i4.1912



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