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Careproctus opisthotremus Gilbert & Burke 1912


Careproctus opisthotremus Gilbert & Burke, 1912.

Distalpore Snailfish. To 7.7 cm (3 in) SL. Known from two specimens: from eastern North Pacific Ocean south of Agattu Island (the holotype) and from Bering Sea north of Umnak Island. Depth: 1,913 m (6,276 ft; the holotype) and 2,562 m (8,405 ft). All in Mecklenburg et al. (2002).


Published as part of Love, Milton S., Bizzarro, Joseph J., Cornthwaite, Maria, Frable, Benjamin W. & Maslenikov, Katherine P., 2021, Checklist of marine and estuarine fishes from the Alaska-Yukon Border, Beaufort Sea, to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, pp. 1-285 in Zootaxa 5053 (1) on page 137, DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.5053.1.1,


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  • Gilbert, C. H. & Burke, C. V. (1912) Fishes from Bering Sea and Kamchatka. Bulletin of the United States Bureau of Fisheries, 30, 31 - 96.