Sciadonus galatheae (Nielsen, 1969)
Sciadonus galatheae
photo by FAO

Family:  Aphyonidae (Blind cusk eels)
Max. size:  9.3 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathydemersal; depth range 1785 - 5440 m
Distribution:  Northeast Atlantic: known from two specimens (47°38'N, 8°56'W, and 49°30'N, 13°20'W). Southwest Pacific: Kermadec Trench.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Rare species (Ref. 34024).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 16.02.98
Modified by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 06.10.00
Checked by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 06.10.00

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