Acta Palaeontologica Polonica

Oligocene alepocephaloid fishes from the Polish Carpathians

Anna Jerzmańska

Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 24 (1), 1979: 65-76

Carpathichthys polonicus gen. et sp. n., alepocephaloid fish from the Menilite Beds (Carpathian flysch) is described. It represents the first fossil occurrence of this deep-sea group. This new form is superficially similar to the Recent genus Rouleina, but differs from it in osteological features.

Key words: Teleostei, taxonomy, Oligocene, Polish Carpathians.

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