Bajacalifornia erimoensis Amaoka & Abe, 1977
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Family:  Alepocephalidae (Slickheads)
Max. size:  36.6 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathypelagic; marine; depth range 892 - 966 m
Distribution:  Western Pacific: Japan and Philippines.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 0-0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 17-18; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 14-15. Body elongate and subcylindrical. Mouth very large and oblique, maxillary extending below posterior margin of eye. Lower jaw much projected beyond the upper, and provided with a pointed bony knob at symphysis directed forward and downward. Transverse scales very few, about 13 (Ref. 559). Scales deciduous. Pyloric caeca 21 (Ref. 40777).
Biology:  Collected with an otter trawl (Ref. 95664).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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