Embassichthys bathybius

Alternate names: Cynicoglossus bathybius, deep-sea sole, Microstomus bathybius

Author: Gilbert, 1890


Size: to 52 cm

Geographic Information

Published depth range: 91 - 1433 m

Ocean range (global): Bering Sea to northern Baja California.

Habitat description: Benthic.

Additional Information

Verified MBARI depth distribution: 221 - 1499 m (Dec. 2015).


Encyclopedia of Life

Tree of Life

World Register of Marine Species

National Center for Biotechnology Information

Love, M.S. (2011). Certainly more than you want to know about the fishes of the Pacific coast. Really Big Press, Santa Barbara, CA. 649 pp.

Kastelle, C.R., D.M. Anderi, D.K. Kimura, and C.G. Johnston (2008). Age validation of Microstomus pacificus by means of bomb radiocarbon. Fisheries Bulletin, 106: 375–385.

Kramer, D., W. Barass, B. Paust, and B. Bracken (1995). Guide to Northwest Pacific Flatfishes. Alaska Sea Grant Program, University of Alaska Fairbanks, AK. 104 pp.

Nelson, J.S., E.J. Crossman, H. Espinosa-Pérez, L.T. Findley, C.R. Gilbert, R.N. Lea, and J.D. Williams (2004). Common and scientific names of fishes from the United States, Canada, and Mexico. American Fisheries Society, Bethseda, MD. 386 pp.

Citation: Embassichthys bathybius (Gilbert, 1890) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/mbari.org/dsg/view/concept/Embassichthys%20bathybius. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2022-09-30.
Copyright © 2015