Dr. Fernando Cervigón is a Venezuelan ichthyologist and marine biologist. He has discovered and described numerous species of fish including the Caribbean roughshark and is author of numerous works on fish and Venezuela's ocean environment including Los Peces Marinos de Venezuela. He is the president of the Museo del Mar on Margarita Island, Nueva Esparta, Venezuela.
- "Oxynotus caribbaeus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 3 February 2010.
- Arturo, Acero P. (1993-02-11). "Los Peces Marinos de Venezuela Volumen 1". Copeia (American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists) 1993 (1): 248–249.
- IZAGUIRRE, Joan (2004-11-22). "Especies únicas en Margarita" (in Spanish). El Universal. Retrieved 3 February 2010.