Kuronezumia paepkei Shcherbachev, Sazonov & Iwamoto, 1992

Family:  Macrouridae (Grenadiers or rattails)
Max. size: 
Environment:  benthopelagic; marine; depth range - 748 m
Distribution:  Western Indian Ocean: known only from off Kenya.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 2-2. 12 mesial gill rakers on first arch; eight scales below origin of second dorsal fin; no bulblike swelling of light organ, anterior dermal window represented by a small scaleless area between midbases of pelvic fins; pores of sensory canals on head small but present; color gray-brown, fins dark. Pelvic fins with long filamentous ray extending to about 13th anal ray.
Biology:  Minimum depth from Ref. 58018.
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (126983)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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