Malacocephalus laevis

Author: Lowe, 1843


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.


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). An Annotated and Illustrated Catalogue of Cods, Hakes, Grenadiers and other Gadiform Fishes Known to Date. FAO, Rome, Italy. 442 pp.

Citation: Malacocephalus laevis (Lowe, 1843) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/ Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2022-12-05.
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