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Author: Günther, 1878

Bathyonus laticeps Günther, 1878

Diagnosis: a highly necessary revision of this genus is under way, so it seems premature to indicate any diagnostic characters.

Habitat: abyssal depths. Food: no data. Reproduction: oviparous.

Distribution: one specimen from south of Madeira (29°48' N, 17°39' W).
Elsewhere, a few specimens immediately south and west of the area and several specimens from the western Atlantic.

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

Bathyonus laticeps