406 PROCEEDINGS OF THE ACADEMY OF [Sept., A NEW SPECIES OF FISH OF THE GENUS ATOPICHTHYS, WITH NOTES ON NEW JERSEY FISHES. BY HENRY W. FOWLER. Atopichthys phillipsi sp. nov. Head about 14; depth about 14; snout about 3 J in head, measured from tip of upper jaw; eye 3^; maxillary 2; interorbital 5; head depth at occiput 2; muscular segments about 88 + 35? Body oblong, greatly compressed, and tapering from about last third its length toward each end, greatest depth including area of trunk posterior to middle of entire body length. Tail tapering down rather suddenly. Head widest part of body, compressed, upper profile generally con-cave and lower rather convex. Snout compressed, narrowly triangular, both in profile and as viewed from above. Eye large, rounded. Mouth large, oblique. Mandible shallow, attenuated, and protruding well be-"^sjs ■ ' ' ' ■■'■■■ ■■">■■' ' f / • i ■' ■ ■ ■••'/ • ■ ■ •/•'/// '/ '''fit' ' ' ■' ' /.■/..■■ .'/.....,.•,. .;>-'.■>/ .■-/■ / . .*/ .■ ■* ;>'■, ' '/ 7> >> •>?'>,?;. yond snout tip. Teeth narrow, long, pointed, apparently uniserial and all directed anteriorly in jaws. Tongue not evident. Nostrils small, well separated, similar, anterior near snout end and posterior close before eye. Interorbital slightly convex. Gill-opening inferior, below and before pectoral base. Body naked, smooth. Vertical fins low, continuous around caudal, latter small, short and little developed. Pectoral small, short, low. Vent far back, near last sixth in entire length. Color in alcohol whitish, becoming transparent when removed and a little dry, though again turning whitish when submerged. Along middle of each side a minute dark dot or chromatophore on most myocommas. Along lower edge of body also a dark chromatophore at most of myocommas. Occasionally minute chromatophores scat-tered inconspicuously along side of body, here and there. A number of rather enlarged blackish chromatophores in branchiostegal region. Iris blackish, veneered with silvery and slightly tinged pinkish.