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Author: Bertelsen & Marshall, 1956

Parataeniophorus gulosus Bertelsen & Marshall, 1956

Diagnosis: snout to origin of dorsal and anal fins 67-69% SL, caudal peduncle 12% SL. D 28-33; A 23-29; P about 20; V 9-10. Size: to 35 mm.

Habitat: larvae and adolescents epipelagic, except for largest specimen which was caught between 700 and 1,400 m. Food: stomach contents copepods. Reproduction: no data.

Distribution: several specimens from Clofnam area south of about 35° N. Elsewhere, tropical and subtropical parts of Atlantic and western Indian Ocean.

Eggs, larvae and young stages. Bertelsen & Marshall, 1956: 17-18, fig. 10.
Otoliths (sagitta). No data.

Parataeniophorus gulosus