Scopeloberyx microlepis (Norman, 1937)
Southern bigscale
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Family:  Melamphaidae (Bigscale fishes or ridgeheads)
Max. size:  4.1 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathypelagic; depth range 0 - 1717 m
Distribution:  Indian Ocean. South Pacific.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 2-3; Dorsal soft rays (total): 10-13; Anal spines: 1-1; Anal soft rays: 7-9
Biology:  Trawled at depths below 500 m (Ref. 4241).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 21.05.96
Modified by: OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen - 31.10.08
Checked by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 04.01.97

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