Cyclothone livida Brauer, 1902
Cyclothone livida
photo by Welter-Schultes, F.

Family:  Gonostomatidae (Bristlemouths)
Max. size:  3.6 cm SL (male/unsexed); 5 cm SL (female)
Environment:  bathypelagic; marine; depth range 300 - 2000 m
Distribution:  Eastern Atlantic: scattered records from the northern record of 60°N, 20°W (Ref. 4769) to Angola (Ref. 4463).
Biology:  A pseudoceanic, deep mesopelagic to bathypelagic species (Ref. 4769). Does not exhibit vertical migrations (Ref. 4463).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 14 May 2013 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Agustin, Liza Q. - 05.05.94
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 15.07.13
Checked by: Agustin, Liza Q. - 01.07.94

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