Overview

Distribution

Western Indian Ocean.
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Western Indian Ocean.
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Physical Description

Size

Max. size

11.3 cm SL (female)
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Ecology

Habitat

Depth: 0 - 2250m.
Recorded at 2250 meters.

Habitat: bathypelagic. Specific naem refers to the fine hairlike secondary filaments of the illicium.
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Environment

bathypelagic; marine; depth range 0 - 2250 m (Ref. 28611)
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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Wikipedia

Rhynchactis microthrix

Rhynchactis microthrix is a species of whipnose angler only known from the western Indian Ocean where it is found at depths of around 2,250 metres (7,380 ft). This species grows to a length of 11.3 centimetres (4.4 in) SL.

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