Recorded at 400 meters.
Habitat: bathypelagic. Also mesopelagic (Ref. 10761).
Rhynchactis leptonema is a species of whipnose angler found in tropical and sub-tropical oceans where it is found at depths of around 400 metres (1,300 ft). This species grows to a length of 12.6 centimetres (5.0 in) TL.
- Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2012). "Rhynchactis leptonema" in FishBase. April 2012 version.
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