Nezumia stelgidolepis

Alternate names: California grenadier

Author: (Gilbert, 1890)

Description

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.



References

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. California Natural History Guides:25, University of California Press, Berkeley and Los Angeles, California. 115 p.

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/mbari.org/dsg/view/concept/Nezumia%20stelgidolepis. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2018-06-23.
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