Careproctus gilberti

Alternate names: smalldisk snailfish

Author: Burke, 1912


General: Distinctive eye with dorsal half silver and ventral half black. Silver branchial cavity and pertioneum, very long lower pectoral fin rays.

Geographic Information

Habitat description: Demersal.

Additional Information


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National Center for Biotechnology Information

Stein, D.L., J.C. Drazen, K.L. Schlining, J.P. Barry, and L.A. Kuhnz (2006). Snailfishes of the central California coast: video, photographic and morphological observations. Journal of Fish Biology, 69: 970-986.

Citation: Careproctus gilberti (Burke, 1912) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/ Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2021-03-06.
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