Porichthys mimeticus

Alternate names: mimic midshipman

Author: Walker & Rosenblatt, 1988


General: Large eyes, body barred. Cryptic.

Geographic Information

Habitat description: Benthic.

Additional Information

Consulting taxonomist: H.J. Walker, Jr., Collection Manager, Marine Vertebrate Collection, Scripps Institution of Oceanography.

Consulting taxonomist: Natalya Gallo, Ph.D. Candidate, Biological Oceanography, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD.


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Citation: Porichthys mimeticus (Walker & Rosenblatt, 1988) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/mbari.org/dsg/view/concept/Porichthys%20mimeticus. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2023-06-05.
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