Saccopharynx hjorti Bertin, 1938
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Family:  Saccopharyngidae (Swallowers)
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Environment:  bathypelagic; marine; depth range 0 - 1400 m
Distribution:  Eastern Central Atlantic: Southwest of Azores (34°59'N, 33°01'W). The holotype has been found since the publication of the type catalog by Froiland (1970). It is registered as ZMB 6041 and deposited in Museum of Zoology, University of Bergen, Norway (I. Byrkjedal, pers. comm.).
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Biology:  This species has been forgotten both in CLOFNAM (Ref. 27942) and FNAM (Ref. 6718). Only one specimen is known (Ref. 36365).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 11 October 2018 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Bailly, Nicolas - 12.10.00
Modified by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 14.07.08

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