Cyclothone obscura Brauer, 1902
Hidden bristlemouth
Cyclothone obscura
photo by Welter-Schultes, F.

Family:  Gonostomatidae (Bristlemouths)
Max. size:  6.6 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathypelagic; depth range 900 - 3500 m
Distribution:  Atlantic, Indian and Pacific: circumtropical. South China Sea (Ref.74511).
Biology:  Bathy- to abyssopelagic (Ref. 58302). No apparent vertical migration has been observed (Ref. 4463).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 16 May 2012 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Agustin, Liza Q. - 05.05.94
Modified by: Orta├▒ez, Auda Kareen - 28.08.08
Checked by: Agustin, Liza Q. - 01.07.94

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