Leptocephalus giganteus Castle, 1959
Giant leptocephalus
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Family:  Notacanthidae (Deep-sea spiny eels)
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Environment:  bathydemersal; marine
Distribution:  Circumglobal: Eastern Pacific: central California to Peru. Western Atlantic: Straits of Florida, Bahamas; Eastern Atlantic: off Gabon; Southwest Pacific: Chatham Islands, New Zealand.
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 07.09.00
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 01.07.13

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