References Used for Virgin Islands (US ) (VIR)
n = 66
Ref. No. Description
32 Randall, J.E., 1968. Caribbean reef fishes. T.F.H. Publications, Inc. Ltd., The British Crown Colony of Hong Kong. 318 p.
43 Nakamura, I., 1985. FAO species catalogue. Vol. 5. Billfishes of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of marlins, sailfishes, spearfishes and swordfishes known to date. FAO Fish. Synop. 125(5):65p. Rome: FAO.
168 Collette, B.B. and C.E. Nauen, 1983. FAO Species Catalogue. Vol. 2. Scombrids of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of tunas, mackerels, bonitos and related species known to date. Rome: FAO. FAO Fish. Synop. 125(2):137 p.
188 Whitehead, P.J.P., 1985. FAO Species Catalogue. Vol. 7. Clupeoid fishes of the world (suborder Clupeoidei). An annotated and illustrated catalogue of the herrings, sardines, pilchards, sprats, shads, anchovies and wolf-herrings. FAO Fish. Synop. 125(7/1):1-303. Rome: FAO.
189 Whitehead, P.J.P., G.J. Nelson and T. Wongratana, 1988. FAO Species Catalogue. Vol. 7. Clupeoid fishes of the world (Suborder Clupeoidei). An annotated and illustrated catalogue of the herrings, sardines, pilchards, sprats, shads, anchovies and wolf-herrings. FAO Fish. Synop. 125(7/2):305-579. Rome: FAO.
244 Compagno, L.J.V., 1984. FAO Species Catalogue. Vol. 4. Sharks of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of shark species known to date. Part 2 - Carcharhiniformes. FAO Fish. Synop. 125(4/2):251-655. Rome: FAO.
247 Compagno, L.J.V., 1984. FAO Species Catalogue. Vol. 4. Sharks of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of shark species known to date. Part 1 - Hexanchiformes to Lamniformes. FAO Fish. Synop. 125(4/1):1-249. Rome, FAO.
1371 Cohen, D.M., T. Inada, T. Iwamoto and N. Scialabba, 1990. FAO species catalogue. Vol. 10. Gadiform fishes of the world (Order Gadiformes). An annotated and illustrated catalogue of cods, hakes, grenadiers and other gadiform fishes known to date. FAO Fish. Synop. 125(10). Rome: FAO. 442 p.
3139 Emery, A.R., 1978. Pomacentridae. In W. Fischer (ed.) FAO species identification sheets for fishery purposes. West Central Atlantic (Fishing Area 31). FAO, Rome. Vol. 4. pag.var.
3277 Berry, F.H. and W.F. Smith-Vaniz, 1978. Carangidae. In W. Fischer (ed.) FAO species identification sheets for fishery purposes. West Atlantic (Fishing Area 31). volume 1. FAO, Rome. [var. pag.].
3587 Geistdoerfer, P., 1990. Macrouridae. p. 541-563. In J.C. Quero, J.C. Hureau, C. Karrer, A. Post and L. Saldanha (eds.) Check-list of the fishes of the eastern tropical Atlantic (CLOFETA). JNICT, Lisbon; SEI, Paris; and UNESCO, Paris. Vol. 2.
3590 Merrett, N.R., 1990. Chlorophthalmidae. p. 351-360. In J.C. Quero, J.C. Hureau, C. Karrer, A. Post and L. Saldanha (eds.) Check-list of the fishes of the eastern tropical Atlantic (CLOFETA). JNICT, Lisbon; SEI, Paris; and UNESCO, Paris. Vol. 1.
3696 Tyler, J.C., 1978. Ostraciidae. In W. Fischer (ed.) FAO species identification sheets for fishery purposes. West Atlantic (Fishing Area 31). Vol. 3. [pag. var.]. FAO, Rome.
3720 Gibbs, R.H. Jr., 1978. Exocoetidae. In W. Fischer (ed.) FAO species identification sheets for fishery purposes. Western Central Atlantic (Fishing Area 31). Vol. 2. pag.var.
3802 Randall, J.E., 1978. Scaridae. In W. Fischer (ed.) FAO species identification sheets for fishery purposes. Western Central Atlantic (Fishing Area 31). Vol. 4. pag.var.
3815 Randall, J.E. and R. Vergara, 1978. Sparidae. In W. Fischer (ed.) FAO species identification sheets for fishery purposes. Western Central Atlantic (Fishing Area 31). FAO, Rome. Vol. 5. pag.var.
4464 Gibbs, R.H. Jr., 1990. Stomiidae. p. 296-299. In J.C. Quero, J.C. Hureau, C. Karrer, A. Post and L. Saldanha (eds.) Check-list of the fishes of the eastern tropical Atlantic (CLOFETA). JNICT, Lisbon; SEI, Paris; and UNECO, Paris. Vol. 1.
4468 Gibbs, R.H. and M.A. Barnett, 1990. Melanostomiidae. p. 308-337. In J.C. Quero, J.C. Hureau, C. Karrer, A. Post and L. Saldanha (eds.) Check-list of the fishes of the eastern tropical Atlantic (CLOFETA). JNICT, Lisbon; SEI, Paris; and UNESCO, Paris. Vol. 1.
4481 Hulley, P.A., 1990. Neoscopelidae. p. 468-469. In J.C. Quero, J.C. Hureau, C. Karrer, A. Post and L. Saldanha (eds.) Check-list of the fishes of the eastern tropical Atlantic (CLOFETA). JNICT, Lisbon; SEI, Paris; and UNESCO, Paris. Vol. 1.
4537 Robins, C.R., R.M. Bailey, C.E. Bond, J.R. Brooker, E.A. Lachner, R.N. Lea and W.B. Scott, 1991. World fishes important to North Americans. Exclusive of species from the continental waters of the United States and Canada. Am. Fish. Soc. Spec. Publ. (21):243 p.
4858 Allen, G.R., 1985. Butterfly and angelfishes of the world. Vol. 2. 3rd edit. in English. Mergus Publishers, Melle, Germany.
5221 Randall, J.E., 1983. Caribbean reef fishes.Revised Edition. T.F.H. Publications, Inc. Ltd., Hong Kong. 2nd ed. 350 p.
5222 Heemstra, P.C. and J.E. Randall, 1993. FAO Species Catalogue. Vol. 16. Groupers of the world (family Serranidae, subfamily Epinephelinae). An annotated and illustrated catalogue of the grouper, rockcod, hind, coral grouper and lyretail species known to date. Rome: FAO. FAO Fish. Synop. 125(16):382 p.
5515 Anonymous, 1993. Computerized catalog of the fish collection. California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, California.
5521 Böhlke, J.E. and C.C.G. Chaplin, 1993. Fishes of the Bahamas and adjacent tropical waters. 2nd edition. University of Texas Press, Austin.
6181 Nakamura, I. and N.V. Parin, 1993. FAO Species Catalogue. Vol. 15. Snake mackerels and cutlassfishes of the world (families Gempylidae and Trichiuridae). An annotated and illustrated catalogue of the snake mackerels, snoeks, escolars, gemfishes, sackfishes, domine, oilfish, cutlassfishes,. scabbardfishes, hairtails, and frostfishes known to date. FAO Fish. Synop. 125(15):136 p.
6773 Pietsch, T.W. and D.B. Grobecker, 1987. Frogfishes of the world. Systematics, zoogeography, and behavioral ecology. Stanford University Press, Stanford, California. 420 p.
7251 Robins, C.R. and G.C. Ray, 1986. A field guide to Atlantic coast fishes of North America. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, U.S.A. 354 p.
7346 Acero, A.P., 1987. The chaenopsine blennies of the southwestern Caribbean (Pisces, Clinidae, Chaenopsinae). III. The genera Chaenopsis and Coralliozetus. Bol. Ecotrop. 16:1-21.
7412 Hureau, J.-C., 1990. Polymixiidae. p. 625. In J.C. Quero, J.C. Hureau, C. Karrer, A. Post and L. Saldanha (eds.) Check-list of the fishes of the eastern tropical Atlantic (CLOFETA). JNICT, Lisbon; SEI, Paris; and UNESCO, Paris. Vol. 2.
9626 Cervigón, F., 1993. Los peces marinos de Venezuela. Volume 2. Fundación Científica Los Roques, Caracas,Venezuela. 497 p.
13442 Randall, J.E., 1996. Caribbean reef fishes. Third Edition - revised and enlarged. T.F.H. Publications, Inc. Ltd., Hong Kong. 3nd ed. 368 p.
13628 Cervigón, F., 1994. Los peces marinos de Venezuela. Volume 3. Fundación Científica Los Roques, Caracas,Venezuela. 295 p.
13757 Colin, P. and I.E. Clavijo, 1978. Mass spawning by the spotted goatfish, Pseudupeneus maculatus (Bloch) (Pisces: Mullidae). Bull. Mar. Sci. 28(4):780-782.
26180 Ogden, J.C., J.A. Yntema and I. Clavijo, 1975. An annotated list of the fishes of St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. Spec. Publ. No. 3.
26268 Munroe, T.A., 1998. Systematics and ecology of tonguefishes of the genus Symphurus (Cynoglossidae: Pleuronectiformes) from the western Atlantic Ocean. Fish. Bull. 96(1):1-182.
26280 Acero, A.P., 1985. Zoogeographical implications of the distribution of selected families of Caribbean coral reef fishes. Proc. of the Fifth International Coral Reef Congress, Tahiti, Vol. 5.
26340 Claro, R., 1994. Características generales de la ictiofauna. p. 55-70. In R. Claro (ed.) Ecología de los peces marinos de Cuba. Instituto de Oceanología Academia de Ciencias de Cuba and Centro de Investigaciones de Quintana Roo.
26407 Domeier, M.L., 1994. Speciation in the serranid fish Hypoplectrus. Bull. Mar. Sci. 54(1):103-141.
26938 Smith, C.L., 1997. National Audubon Society field guide to tropical marine fishes of the Caribbean, the Gulf of Mexico, Florida, the Bahamas, and Bermuda. Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., New York. 720 p.
27206 Clavijo, I., J.A. Yntema and J.C. Ogden, 1980. An annotated list of the fishes of St. Croix U.S. Virgin Islands. West Indies Laboratory, 2nd ed. 49 p.
27742 Dawson, C.E., 1982. Atlantic sand stargazers (Pisces: Dactyloscopidae), with description of one new genus and seven new species. Bull. Mar. Sci. 32(1):14-85.
28620 Randall, J.E., 1997. Randall's underwater photos. Collection of almost 2,000 underwater photos (slides). Unpublished.
30695 Bradbury, M.G., 1998. A new species of Malthopsis (Lophiiformes: Ogcocephalidae) from the western Atlantic Ocean. Bull. Mar. Sci. 63(1):207-211.
31109 Thompson, B.A. and R.D. Suttkus, 1998. A review of western north Atlantic species of Bembrops, with descriptions of three new species, and additional comments on two eastern Atlantic species (Pisces: Percophidae). Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 111(4):954-985.
34024 Nielsen, J.G., D.M. Cohen, D.F. Markle and C.R. Robins, 1999. Ophidiiform fishes of the world (Order Ophidiiformes). An annotated and illustrated catalogue of pearlfishes, cusk-eels, brotulas and other ophidiiform fishes known to date. FAO Fish. Synop. 125(18):178p. Rome: FAO.
35505 Smith-Vaniz, W.F., B.B. Collette and B.E. Luckhurst, 1999. Fishes of Bermuda: history, zoogeography, annotated checklist, and identification keys. American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists Special Publication No. 4. 424 p.
36347 Hoshino, K., 2000. Redescription of a rare flounder, Poecilopsetta inermis (Breder) (Pleuronectiformes: Pleuronectidae: Poecilopsettinae), a senior synonym of P. albomarginata Reid, from the Caribbean Sea and tropical western Atlantic. Ichthyol. Res. 47(1):95-100.
39409 Hernández-Hamón, H., S. Núñez and A. Acero, 1999. Eumegistus brevorti (Poey) (Perciformes: Bramidae) in Colombia: a new record for the southern Caribbean. Caribb. J. Sci. 35(3/4):315-316.
40824 Bradbury, M.G., 1980. A revision of the fish genus Ogcocephalus with descriptions of new species from the western Atlantic Ocean (Ogcocephalidae: Lophiiformes). Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. 42(7):229-285.
46206 Eschmeyer, W.N. (ed.), 2003. Catalog of fishes. Updated database version of March 2003. Catalog databases as made available to FishBase in March 2003.
50106 Williams, J.T. and J.C. Tyler, 2003. Revision of the western Atlantic clingfishes of the genus Tomicodon (Gobiesocidae), with descriptions of five new species. Smithson. Contrib. Zool. 621:1-26.
50108 Wiliams, J.T. and J.H. Mounts, 2003. Descriptions of six new Caribbean fish species in the genus Starksia (Labrisomidae). Aqua J. Ichthyol. Aquat. Biol. 6(4):145-164.
51183 Dennis, G.D., D. Hensley, P.L. Colin and J.J. Kimmel, 2004. New records of marine fishes from the Puerto Rican plateau. Caribb. J. Sci. 40(1):70-87.
75186 Victor, B.C., 2008. Redescription of Coryphopterus tortugae (Jordan) and a new allied species Coryphopterus bol (Perciformes: Gobiidae: Gobiinae) from the tropical western Atlantic Ocean. J. of the Ocean Science Foundation 1:1-19.
79722 Ferraris, C.J. Jr., 2003. Family Syngnathidae (Pipefishes and seahorses). p. 591-593. In R.E. Reis, S.O. Kullander and C.J. Ferraris, Jr. (eds.) Checklist of the Freshwater Fishes of South and Central America. Porto Alegre: EDIPUCRS, Brasil.
82371 Ng, H.H. and R.K. Hadiaty, 2009. Ompok brevirictus, a new catfish (Teleostei: Siluridae) from Sumatra. Zootaxa 2232:50-60.
85868 Victor, B.C., 2010. Emblemariopsis carib and Emblemariopsis arawak, two new chaenopsid blennies from the Caribbean Sea: DNA barcoding identifies males, females, and juveniles and distinguishes sympatric cryptic species. J. Ocean Sci. Foundation 4:1-30.
87861 Schofield, P., 2010. Update on geographic spread of invasive lionfishes (Pterois volitans) [Linnaaeus. 1758] and P. miles [Bennet, 1828]) in the Westerm North Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico. Aquatic Invasions 5: 117-122.
89885 Baldwin, C.C. and L.A. Weigt, 2012. A new species of soapfish (Teleostei: Serranidae: Rypticus), with redescription of R. subbifrenatus and comments on the use of DNA barcoding in systematic studies. Copeia 2012(1):23-36.
91765 Robins, C.R., R.H. Robins and M.E. Brown, 2012. A revision of Lepophidium (Teleoastei, Ophidiidae), with descriptions of eight new species. Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History 52(1):1-94.
95977 Smith-Vaniz, W.F. and H.L. Jelks, 2014. Marine and inland fishes of St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands: an annotated checklist. Zootaxa 3803(1):1-120.
113551 Chao, L., H. Espinosa-Perez, O. Aguilera Socorro, L. Villwock de Miranda, J.P. Vieira, M. Brick Peres, M. Haimovici, F.L. Fredou and B. Padovani-Ferreira, 2015. Menticirrhus americanus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2015: e.T195075A49221316. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2015-2.RLTS.T195075A49221316.en. Downloaded on 02 December 2016.
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114714 Dooley, J., B. Collette, K.A. Aiken, H. Oxenford, J. Marechal, F. Pina Amargos, F. Robertson, R. Kishore and S. Singh-Renton, 2015. Hirundichthys volador. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2015: e.T68308810A68308824.
116142 Victor, B.C., 2017. The status of Enneanectes jordani and a new species of triplefin blenny from the Greater Caribbean (Teleostei: Tripterygiidae). J. Ocean Sci. Found. 27:48-73.
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