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Patagonian Codling

Lepidion ensiferus (Günther 1887)

Diagnostic Description

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Posterior nostril immediately anterior to eye. Lateral line system on head with pores. Pyloric caeca about 10 (Ref. 1371). Caudal fin not obviously forked. Body brown; gill cover and all fins dark brown (Ref. 27363).
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Rodolfo B. Reyes
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Morphology

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Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 56 - 59; Analspines: 0; Analsoft rays: 46 - 48; Vertebrae: 55
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Biology

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Found on the upper slope.
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Susan M. Luna
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