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Five new records of fishes from the Arabian Sea coasts of Oman

  • Laith A. Jawad (a1), Issam Al-Rassady (a1) and Juma M. Al-Mamry (a1)

New records of five fish species from the Arabian Sea coasts of Oman are reported: arrowhead dogfish Deania profundorum (one specimen), Sloane's viperfish Chauliodus sloani (nine specimens), moustache grouper Epinephelus chabaudi (one specimen); sackfish Neoepinnula orientalis (12 specimens) and the Natal duckbil, Bembrops platyrhynchus (11 specimens). All specimens were obtained from the Arabian Sea coasts of Oman during surveys by the trawler ‘Al-Mustaquila’ between 2006 and 2008.

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Correspondence should be addressed to: L.A. Jawad, Natural Sciences, Auckland War Memorial Museum, Tamaki Paenga Hira, The Domain, Private Bag 92018, Victoria Street West, Auckland 1142, New Zealand email:
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Present address: Natural Sciences, Auckland War Memorial Museum, Tamaki Paenga Hira, The Domain, Private Bag 92018, Victoria Street West, Auckland 1142, New Zealand

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