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Also the oceanic fish larvae show an accumulation in the southeast of Gran Canaria and southwest of Fuerteventura (Figure 23). Especially in the latter area a neritic – oceanic exchange takes place. Along the flanks of this island, as well as north of Fuerteventura, oceanic species can be seen at neritic stations.

Figure 24. Larval distribution of species being neritic as well as bathydemersal. Numbers of larvae are given in the legend. Grey isobaths are marked with the bottom depth (map modified after WIENERROITHER 2005 with MapInfo Professional 7.5).

Figure 25. Larval distribution of benthopelagic species. Numbers of larvae are given in the legend. Grey isobaths are marked with the bottom depth (map modified after WIENERROITHER 2005 with MapInfo Professional 7.5).

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Spatial and seasonal patterns in species composition of fish larvae in the Canary Islands  

Technical report consisting on a comprehensive annotated larvae taxa list with the most important taxonomic characters of this region

Spatial and seasonal patterns in species composition of fish larvae in the Canary Islands  

Technical report consisting on a comprehensive annotated larvae taxa list with the most important taxonomic characters of this region

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