Eutaeniophorus festivus

Author: Bertelsen and Marshall, 1956

Eutaeniophorus festivus Bertelsen and Marshall, 1956

Status in World Register of Marine Species:
Accepted name: Eutaeniophorus festivus (Bertelsen and Marshall, 1956) (updated 2009-06-25)

Diagnosis: very elongate body, snout to origin of dorsal and anal fins | about 75% SL; length of caudal peduncle about 10% SL; maximum observed length of caudal streamer about three times SL. D 16-19; A 16-19; P 19-24; V 4-5. Size: to 53 mm.

Habitat: Iarvae and adolescents epipelagic. Food: copepods. Reproduction: adults unknown.

Distribution: four specimens recorded from Clofnam area south of 35° N. Elsewhere, tropical and subtropical parts of all oceans.

Eggs, larvae and young stages. Bertelsen and Marshall, 1956: 15-17, fig. 9; 1958: 9, fig. 1.
Otoliths (sagitta). No data.