Cataetyx chthamalorhynchus Cohen, 1981
Cataetyx chthamalorhynchus
photo by SFSA

Family:  Bythitidae (Viviparous brotulas), subfamily: Bythitinae
Max. size:  36 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathydemersal; depth range - 1000 m
Distribution:  Southeast Atlantic: known only from the holotype taken off Saldanha Bay, South Africa.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 0-0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 140-140; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 100-100
Biology:  Rare species, known from a depth of 1,000 m (Ref. 34024).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 09 October 2018 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 01.03.96
Modified by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 06.10.00
Checked by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 06.10.00

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