Bathytroctes macrolepis Günther, 1887
Koefoed's smooth-head
Bathytroctes macrolepis
photo by Orlov, A.

Family:  Alepocephalidae (Slickheads)
Max. size:  40 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathypelagic; marine; depth range 2500 - 5850 m
Distribution:  Atlantic, Indian and Pacific.
Diagnosis:   
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 09 July 2014 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 21.06.00
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 27.02.14

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