Malacosteus niger Ayres 1848,

Andréfouët, Serge, Chen, Wei-Jen, Kinch, Jeff, Mana, Ralph, Russell, Barry C., Tully, Dean & White, William T., 2019, Checklist of the marine and estuarine fishes of New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea, western Pacific Ocean, with 810 new records, Zootaxa 4588 (1), pp. 1-360: 62

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4588.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:C7390B16-569F-46A2-A823-0018E1934873

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/1577035E-8039-FF9A-EDFC-CDF81CC00A06

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Plazi

scientific name

Malacosteus niger Ayres 1848
status

 

Malacosteus niger Ayres 1848  — Stoplight loosejaw

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from southwest of New Hanover by Kenaley (2007: 895), based on USNM 292401.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1.—General distribution: Circumglobal in tropical and warm temperate seas, in the Northern Hemisphere also in cold temperate seas. Bathypelagic, 500–3886 m depth. Marine.