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Bathytroctes elegans Sazonov and Ivanov, 1979
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Bathytroctes elegans
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Bathytroctes elegans Sazonov & Ivanov , 1979

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Actinopteri (ray-finned fishes) > Alepocephaliformes (Slickheads and tubeshoulders.) > Alepocephalidae (Slickheads)
Etymology: Bathytroctes: Greek, bathys = deep + Greek, trokta, -on = sweets for dessert; also = troktos, -e, -on = edible (Ref. 45335 ) .

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Marine; bathypelagic; depth range 1220 - 1300 m (Ref. 44037 ).   Deep-water

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Western Indian Ocean: known from the type locality, 8°26.4'S, 59°29'E.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: L m   ?

Updated: 2021-09-26 04:27:00 gmt
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