Chaunacops coloratus

Author: Garman 1899


General: Globose head, open sensory and lateral line canals, loose skin covered by small spine-like scales; color pale, steely blue in juveniles, red in adults.

Size: Length 78 - 213 mm.

Geographic Information

Published depth range: 1250 - 3297 m

Ocean range (global): Cosmopolitan.

Habitat description: Benthic, rugose volcanic talus.

Additional Information


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Caruso J.H., H. Ho, and T.W. Pietsch (2006). Chaunacops Garman, 1899, a Senior Objective Synonym of Bathychaunax Caruso, 1989 (Lophiiformes: Chaunacoidei: Chaunacidae). Copeia, 2006(1): 120–121.[0120:CGASOS]2.0.CO;2

Citation: Chaunacops coloratus (Garman 1899) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/ Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2021-09-26.
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