Fernando Cervigón

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Dr. Fernando Cervigón Marcos[1] is a Venezuelan ichthyologist and marine biologist. He has discovered and described numerous species of fish including the Caribbean roughshark[2] and is author of numerous works on fish and Venezuela's ocean environment including Los Peces Marinos de Venezuela.[3] He is the president of the Museo del Mar on Margarita Island, Nueva Esparta, Venezuela.[4]


  1. ^ Watkins, M. & Boelens, B. (2015): Sharks: An Eponym Dictionary. pp. 219. Pelagic Publishing. ISBN 978-1-907807-93-0.
  2. ^ "Oxynotus caribbaeus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 3 February 2010. 
  3. ^ Arturo, Acero P. (1993-02-11). "Los Peces Marinos de Venezuela Volumen 1". Copeia. American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists. 1993 (1): 248–249. doi:10.2307/1446324. 
  4. ^ IZAGUIRRE, Joan (2004-11-22). "Especies únicas en Margarita" (in Spanish). El Universal. Retrieved 3 February 2010.