Fernando Cervigón

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


  1. ^ "Oxynotus caribbaeus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 3 February 2010. 
  2. ^ 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. 
  3. ^ IZAGUIRRE, Joan (2004-11-22). "Especies únicas en Margarita" (in Spanish). El Universal. Retrieved 3 February 2010.