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Author: (Giglioli, 1880)

Lepidion guentheri (Giglioli, 1880)

Diagnosis: orbit 4.6-6.1 in head length. Posterior nostril somewhat ahead of eye. Second dorsal finrays 54-58; anal finrays 49-53. Lateralis system on head with pit organs but no pores. Pyloric caeca 15-17. Size: to 81 cm SL.

Habitat: benthopelagic. Known from 20 specimens, 17 of which were caught singly. Food: no data. Reproduction. no data.

Distribution: Madeira, the Azores and west coast of Iberian peninsula.

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

Lepidion guentheri