Holtbyrnia macrops Maul, 1957
Bigeye searsid
photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

Family:  Platytroctidae (Tubeshoulders)
Max. size:  20 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; marine; depth range 100 - 1000 m
Distribution:  Eastern Atlantic: Denmark Strait (Ref. 6682), southern Iceland and Bay of Biscay to South Africa.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Bathypelagic to benthopelagic in the northern parts of range, occurring from 300-1,000 m in the daytime, but as shallow as 100-120 m at night (Ref. 4461).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 15 July 2014 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Agustin, Liza Q. - 22.06.94
Modified by: Agustin, Liza Q. - 20.10.97
Checked by: Agustin, Liza Q. - 14.07.94

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