Stephanoberyx monae Gill, 1883
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Family:  Stephanoberycidae (Pricklefishes)
Max. size:  8.1 cm (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathydemersal; depth range 945 - 4777 m
Distribution:  Western Atlantic: New England, USA to the Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean Sea, and the Lesser Antilles.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 1-1; Dorsal soft rays (total): 3-3. Snout not protruding beyond premaxillary symphysis (Ref. 37108).
Biology:  Adults probably abyssal benthic (Ref. 51654).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 09 October 2018 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 27.09.99
Modified by: Torres, Armi G. - 15.07.04

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