Polyipnus latirastrus Last & Harold, 1994
Combside hatchetfish
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Family:  Sternoptychidae (Marine hatchetfishes), subfamily: Sternoptychinae
Max. size:  8.75 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathydemersal; marine; depth range 696 - 888 m
Distribution:  Western Pacific: Queensland Plateau in the Coral Sea, off northeastern Australia.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 13-14; Anal soft rays: 14-16; Vertebrae: 32-32
Biology:  Mesopelagic species (Ref. 75154).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 16 July 2019 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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