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Malacocephalus laevis

Author: Lowe, 1843

Description

Size: to 52 cm

General: Very long and trim (vs. Albastrossia pectoralis), rounded snout, small head and small eye.



Geographic Information

Ocean range (global): Point Sur California to Baja California.

Habitat description: Demersal.

Published depth range: 220 - 1220 m



Additional Information

Consulting taxonomist: Tomio Iwamoto, California Academy of Sciences.



References

Encyclopedia of Life

Tree of Life

World Register of Marine Species

National Center for Biotechnology Information

Cohen, D.M., T. Inada, T. Iwamoto, and N. Scialabba (1990). Gadiform Fishes of the World (Order Gadiformes). An annotated and illustrated catalogue of cods, hakes, grenadiers and other gadiform fishes known to date. FAO Fisheries Synopsis No. 125, FAO Species Catalogue, 10: 442 pp.

Citation: Malacocephalus laevis (Lowe, 1843) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/mbari.org/dsg/view/concept/Malacocephalus%20laevis. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2017-12-17.
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