Poromitra megalops

Author: (Lütken, 1877)

Poromitra megalops (Lütken, 1877)

Status in World Register of Marine Species:
Accepted name: Poromitra megalops (Lütken, 1878) (updated 2009-06-25)

Diagnosis: head 30-38% of SL. Eye more than 20% of head. Gillrakers 6-8 + 15-20. D II-III+ 10-12; A I + 8-10. Origin of anal fin about under middle of dorsal fin base. Size: about 5-6 cm SL (adults).

Habitat: bathypelagic; adults mainly below 400-500 m. Food: no data. Reproduction: no data.

Distribution: eastern Atlantic, Indo-Pacific, and eastern equatorial Pacific.

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