Mentodus longirostris (Sazonov & Golovan, 1976)

Family:  Platytroctidae (Tubeshoulders)
Max. size:  20.2 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathypelagic; marine; depth range 1450 - 1700 m
Distribution:  Atlantic Ocean: between 10° and 12°N and from 22°35'N, 13°38'W in the eastern Atlantic; in subtropical water in the northwest Pacific. Expected to occur in the Western Central Pacific (Ref. 39797).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 10 July 2014 Ref. (130435)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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