Zaniolepis frenata

Alternate names: shortspine combfish

Author: Eigenmann and Eigenmann, 1889


Size: to 25 cm

General: Relatively short dorsal spines compared to Z. latipinnis.

Geographic Information

Published depth range: 55 -244 m, possibly to 450 m.

Ocean range (global): Southern Oregon to southern Baja California.

Habitat description: Benthic.

Additional Information


Encyclopedia of Life

Tree of Life

World Register of Marine Species

National Center for Biotechnology Information

Love, M.S. (2011). Certainly more than you want to know about the fishes of the Pacific coast. Really Big Press, Santa Barbara, CA. 649 pp.

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

Citation: Zaniolepis frenata (Eigenmann and Eigenmann, 1889 ) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/ Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2021-08-02.
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