Holtbyrnia laticauda Sazonov, 1976
Tusked tubeshoulder
photo by SFSA

Family:  Platytroctidae (Tubeshoulders)
Max. size:  30 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathypelagic; marine; depth range 1140 - 1630 m
Distribution:  Eastern Atlantic: South Africa: Indo-West Pacific: South Africa to New Zealand.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 0-0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 19-21; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 15-17
Biology:  Mesopelagic species (Ref. 6598, 75154).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 27.11.95
Modified by: OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen - 26.08.08

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