Leptochilichthys microlepis Machida & Shiogaki, 1988
Smallscale smoothhead
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Family:  Alepocephalidae (Slickheads)
Max. size:  30.3 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathydemersal; marine; depth range - 726 m
Distribution:  Northwest Pacific: off the coast of Aomori Prefecture, northernmost district of Honshu, Japan (Ref. 35033). Western Central Pacific: off North West Cape, Western Australia (Ref. 75154).
Biology:  Mesopelagic (Ref. 75154).
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 09 October 2018 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 17.05.99
Modified by: OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen - 27.08.08

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