occurring in both of the temperate regions of the globe but not in the intervening area, e.g. Hexanchus, Lamna, Zeus, Sebastes

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  • antitropical — the distribution pattern where a group is found north and south of, but not in, the tropics. Includes bipolar, bitemperate distributions, e.g. Sardinops, Engraulis, Squalus, Zeus …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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