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ONATE, Jorge y PEQUENO, Germán. Presence of Malacocephalus laevis (Lowe, 1843) in seamounts off northern Chile, with notes about its stomach food contents (Osteichthyes, Gadiformes, Macrouridae). Investig. mar. [online]. 2005, vol.33, n.2, pp.201-206. ISSN 0717-7178. http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0717-71782005000200007.
Fifty specimens of Malacocephalus laevis (Lowe, 1843) from the Nazca Submarine Ridge, near the Desventuradas Islands, Chile, were meristic and morfometric studied ally. In eighteen specimens of the sample the length of the intestine, the number of piloric caeca and their stomach contents were analyzed. This study confirms the presence of this species in the southeast Pacific and provides new insigths on its feeding in that place and at the time of the year that were captured
Palabras clave : Macrouridae; ichthyogeography; stomach content; Chile.