Mirapinna esau

Author: Bertelsen and Marshall, 1956

Mirapinna esau Bertelsen and Marshall, 1956

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

Diagnosis: D 16; A 14; P 13; V 8; other characters: see family. Size: only known specimen 39.5 mm.

Habitat: caught at surface. Food: stomach content copepods. Reproduction: no data.

Distribution: only one known specimen caught north of the Azores (47° 20' N, 22° 30' W). (Re-examination by author of a specimen from the Pacific, referred to as this species by Fourmanoir (1971), showed that it is a poorly preserved specimen of Parataeniophorus).

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