First Central Pacific Plate and Hawaiian Record of the Deep-sea Tripod Fish Bathypterois grallator (Pisces: Chlorophthalmidae)

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Jones, Anthony T.; Sulak, kenneth J.
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Two species of tripod fish, Bathypterois grallator and B. cf. atricolor, were observed in the Hawaiian Islands at depths of > 1000 m during submersible dives in May and July 1986. This is the first record of B. grallator in the central Pacific Ocean.