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  • Bertelsen, E., and T. W. Pietsch. 1998. Revision of the deepsea anglerfish genus Rhynchactis Regan (Lophiiformes: Gigantactinidae), with descriptions of two new species. Copeia, 1998(3): 583-590.
  • Brauer, A. 1902. Diagnosen von neuen Tiefseefischen, welche von der Valdivia-Expedition gesammelt sind. Zool. Anz., 25, 668(4): 277–298.
  • Mecklenburg, Catherine W., T. Anthony Mecklenburg, and Lyman K. Thorsteinson. 2002. Fishes of Alaska. xxxvii + 1037
  • Moore, J.A. 2002. Upside-Down Swimming Behaviour in a Whipnose Anglerfish (Teleost: Ceratioidei: Gigantactinidae). Copeia, 2002(4): 1144–1146.
  • Moore, Jon A., Karsten E. Hartel, James E. Craddock, and John K. Galbraith. 2003. An annotated list of deepwater fishes from off the New England region, with new area records. Northeastern Naturalist, vol. 10, no. 2. 159-248
  • Nelson, Joseph S. 1994. Fishes of the World, Third Edition. xvii + 600
  • Pietsch, T. W. 1972. Ergebnisse der Forschungsreisen des FFS "Walther Herwig" nach Südamerika. XIX. Systematics and distribution of ceratioid fishes of the genus Dolopichthys (family Oneirodidae), with the description of a new species. Arch. FischWiss., 23(1): 1–28.
  • Pietsch, T. W. / Carpenter, Kent E., and Volker H. Niem, eds. 1999. Gigantactinidae: Whipnose anglerfishes (deepsea anglerfishes). FAO species identification guide for fishery purposes: The living marine resources of the Western Central Pacific, vol. 3: Batoid fishes, chimaeras and Bony fishes, part 1 (Elopidae to Linophrynidae). 2036
  • Pietsch, T. W. 1974. Osteology and relationships of ceratioid anglerfishes of the family Oneirodidae, with a review of the genus Oneirodes Lütken. Nat. Hist. Mus. L. A. Co., Sci. Bull., 18, 113 pp.
  • Pietsch, T. W. 2005. Dimorphism, parasitism, and sex revisited: modes of reproduction among deep-sea ceratioid anglerfishes (Teleostei: Lophiiformes). Ichthyol. Res., 52: 207–236.
  • Regan, C. T. 1912. The classification of the teleostean fishes of the order Pediculati. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 8, 9(28): 277–289.
  • Regan, C. T. 1925. New ceratioid fishes from the N. Atlantic, the Caribbean Sea, and the Gulf of Panama, collected by the "Dana." Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 8, 8(62): 561–567.


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