Size: Maximum length 25 cm.
General: Body slender and compressed; anal fin base long and about twice the length of dorsal fin base; eye diameter about twice snout length; upper end of gill slit reaching above midline of side of body.
Habitat description: Bathypelagic.
Published depth range: 0 - 7700 m
Ocean range (global): North Pacific off the Pacific coast of northern Japan and the Bering Sea to the Gulf of Alaska southward to northern Baja California, Mexico.
ReferencesEncyclopedia of Life
Tree of Life
World Register of Marine Species
National Center for Biotechnology Information
Citation: Bathylagus pacificus (Gilbert, 1890) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/mbari.org/dsg/view/concept/Bathylagus%20pacificus. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2020-10-01.