Ophididae

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: 317

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/AC642D14-3A51-FFD3-34F2-F92ADFC92C50

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Plazi

scientific name

Ophididae
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Family Ophididae  

Spectrunculus grandis (Günther, 1877)   —Pudgy cusk eel ( Fig. 19 View FIGURE 19 )

One specimen of 55 cm TL was caught at a depth of 1,809 m. Habitat and Distribution: bathydemersal; depth range 800–4,300 m, usually 2,000–3,000 m. Widely distributed in all oceans, between 57 °N and 59 °S. Vulnerability: DD ( IUCN), HHV (FishBase).