Recorded at 2000 meters.
Habitat: bathypelagic. Specific name refers to the relatively long secondary filaments of the illicium.
Molecular Biology and Genetics
Barcode data: Rhynchactis macrothrix
Below is the sequence of the barcode region Cytochrome oxidase subunit 1 (COI or COX1) from a member of the species.
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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Rhynchactis macrothrix
Public Records: 2
Specimens with Barcodes: 2
Species With Barcodes: 1
Rhynchactis macrothrix is a species of whipnose angler found in the Atlantic and western Indian Oceans where it is found at depths of around 2,000 metres (6,600 ft). This species grows to a length of 13 centimetres (5.1 in) SL.
- Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2012). "Rhynchactis macrothrix" in FishBase. April 2012 version.
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