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Family Melanonidae  

Melanonus zugmayeri Norman, 1930   —Arrowtail

38 specimens were caught at depths between 773 and 1,470 m. Length data were available for 28 specimens ranging from 13 to 28 cm TL. Habitat and Distribution: oceanic and bathypelagic at depth range 0–3,000 m. Circumglobal in tropical and subtropical seas. Vulnerability: DD ( IUCN), LV (FishBase).