Bathytroctes michaelsarsi Koefoed, 1927
Michael Sars smooth-head
Bathytroctes michaelsarsi
photo by Orlov, A.

Family:  Alepocephalidae (Slickheads)
Max. size:  37 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathypelagic; marine; depth range 2010 - 5057 m
Distribution:  Eastern Atlantic: southwest of Ireland and off Portugal; Cameroon south to Angola (Ref. 4460). Also known from the Northwest Atlantic.
Diagnosis:   
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 11 July 2012 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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