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Author: Goode & Bean, 1886

Bregmaceros atlanticus Goode & Bean, 1886

Diagnosis: second dorsal finrays 47-56, usually 50 54; anal finrays 49-58 (52-53). Vertebrae 50-55 (52-53). Colour: entire body pigmented, cells more densely distributed on dorsum. Size: to 6 cm SL.

Habitat: oceanic. Food and Reproduction: see family.

Distribution: circumtropical. In the area one questionable record from the Mediterranean.

Eggs, larvae and young stages. Clancey, 1956: 233, fig. 1-8 | d'Ancona & Cavinato, 1965: 51, fig. 18.
Otoliths (sagitta). No data.

Bregmaceros atlanticus