Bathydraco macrolepis Boulenger, 1907
photo by FAO

Family:  Bathydraconidae (Antarctic dragonfishes), subfamily: Bathydraconinae
Max. size:  25 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathydemersal; marine; depth range 450 - 2100 m
Distribution:  Southern Ocean: Antarctic continental shelf and slopes. Probably circum-Antarctic.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Found at depths ranging between 450-950 m and 1,750-2,100 m. The discontinuity may be due to inadequate sampling.
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Jarre-Teichmann, Astrid - 23.01.93
Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 29.09.94
Checked by: Luna, Susan M. - 29.09.94

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