General: Large eyes, elongate, slender body. May have a thick white bar running across the body.
Size: to 40 cm
Habitat description: Benthic, soft sediment.
Ocean range (global): Bering Sea to southern Baja California.
Published depth range: 9 - 1145 m, typical 90 - 350 m.
ReferencesEncyclopedia 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.
Citation: Lyopsetta exilis (Jordan and Gilbert, 1880) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/mbari.org/dsg/view/concept/Lyopsetta%20exilis. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2020-08-14.