Description

provided by World Register of Marine Species
Deep-water fishes. Distribution: Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans. Protrusible premaxilla. Serrated operculum and preoperculum. Gas bladder having thin, elastic walls and evaginations that fit into the bullae of the adult vertebrae. Vertebrae 30, adults with the 5th through 12th vertebrae having bullae bulging dorsolaterally and opening ventrally. About 30 cm maximum length.
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copyright
WoRMS Editorial Board
bibliographic citation
MASDEA (1997).
contributor
Edward Vanden Berghe [email]