Talismania aphos (Bussing, 1965)
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Family:  Alepocephalidae (Slickheads)
Max. size: 
Environment:  bathypelagic; marine; depth range - 1830 m
Distribution:  Southeast Pacific: Chile.
Diagnosis:  Small scales. Predorsal rows, from top of operculum to beneath dorsal origin, 32-37; total row, 59-74. 19-21 abdominal vertebrae.
Biology:  Type specimen taken from a depth of 1,830 m (Ref. 9068).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 08.02.00
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 09.09.21

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