Platytroctes mirus (Lloyd, 1909)
Leaf searsid
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Family:  Platytroctidae (Tubeshoulders)
Max. size:  12 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathypelagic; marine; depth range - 915 m
Distribution:  Northeast Atlantic: single specimen found in the stomach of cod in Denmark Strait (record questionable). Elsewhere, Persian Gulf and Bay of Bengal.
Biology:  Found in oxygen-poor waters at least in Persian Gulf and Indian Ocean.
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Agustin, Liza Q. - 28.06.94
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 09.09.21
Checked by: Agustin, Liza Q. - 22.07.94

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