Guentherus katoi Senou, Kuwayama & Hirate, 2008
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Family:  Ateleopodidae (Jellynose fishes)
Max. size:  69.42 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathydemersal; depth range 319 - 612 m
Distribution:  Northwest Pacific: Japan.
Diagnosis:  This species is characterized by the following: absence of lateral line and scales on body; head length 25.6-26.0% SL; orbit diameter 5.2-6.0% SL; upper jaw length 11.7-13.0% SL; dorsal fin length 20.9-23.9% SL; numerous dark brown spots on body; lanceolate and white tips of first and third free rays of pelvic fins (Ref. 75203).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 09 October 2018 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 23.04.08
Modified by: Kesner-Reyes, Kathleen - 08.05.08

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