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Family Bathysauridae  

Bathysaurus ferox Günther, 1878   —Deep-sea lizardfish ( Fig. 13 View FIGURE 13 )

1 specimen of 31 cm TL was caught at a depth of 1,685 m. Habitat and Distribution: bathydemersal, depth range 600–3,500 m, usually 1,000–2,500 m. Atlantic and Indo-West Pacific. In the eastern Atlantic Ocean, from Iceland to Guinea and also off South Africa. Vulnerability: DD ( IUCN), MHV (FishBase).


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