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

Craig F. Purchase


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.


Dealfish; Trachipterus arcticus; Newfoundland; range extension

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