Nezumia stelgidolepis

Alternate names: California grenadier

Author: (Gilbert, 1890)


General: Small macrourid, light organ on belly (which cannot be seen on video).

Geographic Information

Ocean range (global): West coast, North America. This species is not found offshore Monterey Bay.

Published depth range: 200 - 500 m

Habitat description: Demersal.

Additional Information

Consulting taxonomist: Tomio Iwamoto, California Academy of Sciences.

Consulting taxonomist: Jeff Drazen, University of Hawai'i at Manoa.


Encyclopedia of Life

Tree of Life

World Register of Marine Species

National Center for Biotechnology Information

Fitch, J.E. and R.J. Lavenberg (1968). Deep-water Teleostean Fishes of California. University of California Press, Berkeley, CA. 115 pp.

Hoff, G.R., T.W. Buckley, J.C. Drazen, and K.M. Duncan (2000). Biology and ecology of Nezumia liolepis and N. stelgidolepis from the west coast of North America. Journal of Fish Biology, 57: 662-680.

Citation: Nezumia stelgidolepis ((Gilbert, 1890) ) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/ Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2023-09-23.
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