Bathylagidae

Bañon, Rafael, Arronte, Juan Carlos, Rodriguez-Cabello, Cristina, Piñeiro, Carmen-Gloria, Punzon, Antonio & Serrano, Alberto, 2016, Commented checklist of marine fishes from the Galicia Bank seamount (NW Spain), Zootaxa 4067 (3), pp. 293-333: 305-306

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4067.3.2

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:50B7E074-F212-4193-BFB9-84A1D0A0E03C

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/AC642D14-3A45-FFC6-34F2-F835DE462A62

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Plazi

scientific name

Bathylagidae
status

 

Family Bathylagidae  

Bathylagus euryops Goode & Bean, 1896   —Goiter blacksmelt ( Fig. 8 View FIGURE 8 )

2 specimens of 19 and 20 cm TL were caught at depths between 1,685 and 1,750 m. Habitat and Distribution: meso-and bathypelagic zones of the North Atlantic, sometimes in large aggregations, between 300 and 2,300 m depth. Western Atlantic, as far north as Greenland, extending south to Bermuda and eastern Atlantic, from Iceland to Portugal. Vulnerability: DD ( IUCN), LMV (FishBase).