Asquamiceps hjorti (Koefoed, 1927)
Barethroat slickhead
Asquamiceps hjorti
photo by Graham, K.

Family:  Alepocephalidae (Slickheads)
Max. size:  25.3 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathypelagic; marine; depth range 1000 - 2865 m
Distribution:  Eastern Atlantic. Indo-West Pacific.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 15 July 2012 Ref. (126983)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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