Russian Journal of Marine Biology, Vol. 26, No. 1, 2000, p. 79. Original Russian Text Copyright 9 2000 by Biologiya Morya, Sokolovskii, Sokolovskaya. ICHTHYOLOGY The Blenniid Fish Pictiblennius yatabei: A New Species in the Russian Waters of the Sea of Japan A. S. Sokolovskii and T. G. Sokolovskaya Institute of Marine Biology, Far East Division, Russian Academy of Sciences, Vladivostok, 690041 Russia Received October 29, 1999 When studying faunistic samples collected in the gests that the range of this species must be extending Sivuch'ya Bight of the Far-Eastern State Marine substantially northward. Whether this is due to global Reserve (Peter the Great Bay, Sea of Japan) in 1999, a warming or whether the young was carried by chance young specimen of Pictiblennius yatabei (see figure) with water masses is to be elucidated in further was found in the sample of July 12, 1999. It was iden- research. tified as P. yatabei (jordan et Snider 1906) based on spe- cific morphological features (D XII, 16; A II, 18; P 14). ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The sample was collected from floating aggregations of Sargassum pallidum using a plankton net at a depth of This work was supported in part by the Russian 8-10 m near the rocky coast of Ostrovok Fal'shivyi Foundation for Basic Research (project no. 97-04- Promontory. The water temperature in the collection 4979) and by the Federal Program entitled "The World area was 21.8~ Below the aggregations of Sargas- Ocean." sum, along with R yatabei young, there were numerous 18- to 30-mm long Sebastes schlegeli rockfish fry. The family Blenniidae includes more than 400 spe- REFERENCES cies of small fish, which mainly inhabit the tropical and 1. Lindberg, G.U. and Krasyukova, Z.V., Ryby Yaponskogo subtropical waters of the World Ocean; in temperate morya i sopredel'nnykh chastei Okhotskogo i Zheltogo waters, only a few species are present. morel (Fishes of the Sea of Japan and Adjacent Areas of According to Lindberg and Krasyukova [1 ], in the the Sea of Okhotsk and Yellow Sea), Leningrad: Nauka, 1975, part 4. southern part of the Sea of Japan, seven blenniid spe- cies are to be found. In the coastal waters of Primorye, 2. Sokolovskaya, T.G., Sokolovskii, A.S., and Sobolev- no specimens of this family have been found . skii, E.I., Catalogue of Fishes of Peter the Great Bay (Sea According to the literature data, the range of P. yatabei of Japan), Vopr. lkhtiol., 1998, vol. 38, no. 1, pp. 5-15. is bordered by southern Japan, Ryukyu Island, the Yel- 3. Honma, Y. and Sugihara, C., A Revised List of the Blen- low Sea, and the southern part of the Korean Peninsula nioid and Ophidioid Fishes of Suborder Blenniina . According to , along the Japanese Sea coasts of Obtained from the Waters of Sado Island, Bull, Sado Honshu, the range of this species spreads northward to Mus., 1963, vol. 11, pp. 5-9. Sado Island (38 ~ N). 4. Masuda, H., Amaoka, A., Araga, S., et al., The Fishes of The presence of a R yatabei young in the waters of the Japanese Archipelago, Tokyo: Tokai Univ. Press, Peter the Great Bay (Sivuch'ya Bight, 42030 ' N) sug- ,, .'.~'~, ::. The Blenniid fish Pictiblennius yatabei, 22 mm long (caught on July 12, 1999, Sivuch'ya Bight of Peter the Great Bay). 9 2000 MAIK "Nauka/Interperiodica" 1063-0740/00/2601-0079525.00
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