Melamphaes longivelis

Author: Parr, 1933

Melamphaes longivelis Parr, 1933

Status in World Register of Marine Species:
Accepted name: Melamphaes longivelis Parr, 1933 (updated 2009-06-25)

Diagnosis: head 35-39% of SL. Gillrakers 4-5 + 13-15. D III + 15-18: A I + 8-9. Origin of anal fin slightly behind or under last ray of dorsal fin; pelvic fins under or slightly behind insertion of pectoral fins. Scale rows from nape to caudal base 31-35; diagonal rows from origin of dorsal fin 8. Size: to 8-10 cm SL (adults).

Habitat: bathypelagic; adults probably below 500 m. Food: no data. Reproduction: no data.

Distribution: throughout warm parts of Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.

Eggs, larvae and young stages. No data.
Otoliths (sagitta). No data.