General: Very similar to Dibranchus spongiosa, except that in D. spongiosa the gill rakers are in the form of broad tooth plates attached directly to gill arch and this character is not observed in our specimens.
Habitat description: Benthic, soft sediment.
Taxonomist assessment: Dr. Hsuan-Ching Ho, May 2012.
Consulting taxonomist: Dr. Hsuan-Ching Ho, National Museum of Marine Biology & Aquarium, Checheng, Pingtung, Taiwan.
ReferencesEncyclopedia of Life
Tree of Life
World Register of Marine Species
National Center for Biotechnology Information
Bradbury, M. (1999). A review of the fish genus Dibranchus with descriptions of new species and a new genus, Solocisquama. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 51: 259-310.
Citation: Dibranchus sp. A () Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/mbari.org/dsg/view/concept/Dibranchus%20sp.%20A. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2020-10-22.