First record of the chimaera Neoharriota carri in the Caribbean of Guatemala
Published on 3rd January 2017
First record of the chimaera Neoharriota carri (Bullis and Carpenter 1966) in the Caribbean of Guatemala
Francisco Polanco-Vásquez, Ana Hacohen-Domené, Thalya Méndez, Alerick Pacay and Rachel T. Graham
A new record of Neoharriota carri is here reported for the Caribbean of Guatemala.
Two chimaeras, a male and female Neoharriota carri, were caught with a single panel trammel net off the coast of El Quetzalito, Guatemala in February 2015 and January 2016 respectively. Details concerning the identification and measurement of these species are presented.
These records represent the first records in Guatemalan waters and the northernmost records in the western Atlantic for the distribution of N. carri.
Marine Biodiversity Records 2017 10:1, DOI: 10.1186/s41200-016-0104-8