Chaunacidae

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: 318

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/AC642D14-3A50-FFD2-34F2-FBA4D9982E3A

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Plazi

scientific name

Chaunacidae
status

 

Family Chaunacidae  

Chaunax pictus Lowe, 1846   —Pink frogmouth

63 specimens were caught at depths between 726 and 940 m. Length data were available for 40 specimens ranging from 12 to 41 cm TL (23.6 ± 7.1). Habitat and Distribution: bathydemersal on continental shelves, slopes and seamounts at depth range 200– 978 m. Circumglobal in tropical to temperate waters, although Ho & Last (2013) limited its presence to the Atlantic Ocean. Vulnerability: DD ( IUCN), LMV (FishBase).