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Author: Goode & Bean, 1896

Bathylagus greyae Goode & Bean, 1896

Diagnosis: snout more than one-half of orbit. Gill opening extends more than halfway up side of body. Anal fin base equal to or shorter than caudal peduncle length. Size: 16 cm or more.

Habitat: mesopelagic. Usually caught in small aggregations, at 600-900 m in the daytime and 25-500 m at night. Food: plankton. Reproduction: pelagic eggs and larvae.

Distribution: generally tropical Atlantic, rather rare in the southern part of the area.

Eggs, larvae and young stages. No data.
Otoliths (sagitta). No data.

Bathylagus greyae