Ectreposebastes niger (Fourmanoir, 1971)
Pelagic scorpionfish
Ectreposebastes niger
photo by Graham, K.

Family:  Setarchidae (Deep-sea bristly scorpionfishes)
Max. size: 
Environment:  pelagic-oceanic; depth range 0 - 1200 m
Distribution:  Southwest Pacific: New Zealand (Ref. 5755) and Australia (Ref. 75154).
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Found on the continental slope. Mesopelagic (Ref. 75154).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 06.03.98
Modified by: OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen - 07.11.08

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