Melanostigma pammelas

Alternate names: midwater eelpout

Author: Gilbert, 1896


Size: Maximum length 11 cm.

General: This midwater eelpout curls up into a circle when disturbed.

Geographic Information

Habitat description: Bathypelagic.

Ocean range (global): Northeast Pacific from Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia to central Mexico.

Published depth range: 97 - 2012 m

Additional Information


Encyclopedia of Life

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World Register of Marine Species

National Center for Biotechnology Information

Citation: Melanostigma pammelas (Gilbert, 1896) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/ Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2020-09-30.
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