Derichthyidae

Bañon, Rafael, Arronte, Juan Carlos, Rodriguez-Cabello, Cristina, Piñeiro, Carmen-Gloria, Punzon, Antonio & Serrano, Alberto, 2016, Commented checklist of marine fishes from the Galicia Bank seamount (NW Spain), Zootaxa 4067 (3), pp. 293-333 : 304

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4067.3.2

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:50B7E074-F212-4193-BFB9-84A1D0A0E03C

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5618872

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/AC642D14-3A42-FFC0-34F2-F969D8272C92

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Derichthyidae
status

 

Family Derichthyidae  

Nessorhamphus ingolfianus (Schmidt, 1912)   —Duckbill oceanic eel ( Fig. 6 View FIGURE 6 )

One specimen of 47 cm TL was caught at a depth of 1,470 m. Habitat and Distribution: bathypelagic, 0–1,800 m depth. Temperate, tropical and subtropical regions of Atlantic, Indian and Pacific oceans. In the eastern Atlantic it occurs from France to Morocco and off the Cape, South Africa. Vulnerability: DD ( IUCN), MHV (FishBase).

MHV

Musee de Haute Volta