Tubbia stewarti Last, Daley & Duhamel, 2013
Seamount Rudderfish
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Family:  Centrolophidae (Medusafishes)
Max. size:  56 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathypelagic; marine; depth range 30 - 1438 m
Distribution:  Southwest Pacific: confirmed from off Australia and New Zealand in the Southern Hemisphere'; possibly more widespread in the southern Indian Ocean but this needs confirmation.
Biology:  The juveniles (6.1-9.9 cm SL) were collected from the epipelagic zone at 30-50 m depth; larger individuals (11.0-56.1 cm SL) occur much deeper in the mesopelagic zone at 525-1438 m depth (Ref. 93030).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 08.03.13
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 16.07.13

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