Lophotus capellei Temminck & Schlegel, 1845
Lophotus capellei
photo by NMFS - Pacific Islands Area Office

Family:  Lophotidae (Crestfishes)
Max. size:  200 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathypelagic; marine
Distribution:  Northwest Pacific: Japan. Southwest Pacific: New Zealand (Ref. 5755). Widely distributed in warm waters of the Atlantic and Pacific.
Biology:  Mesopelagic (Ref. 58302).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 11 October 2018 Ref. (130435)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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