Conocara werneri

Author: Nybelin, 1947

Conocara werneri Nybelin, 1947

Status in World Register of Marine Species:
Accepted name: Conocara werneri Nybelin, 1947 (updated 2009-06-25)

Diognosis: body deep, rounded, but somewhat compressed posteriorly, its depth about four times in its length, head moderate. Premaxillae forming a sharp plate-like 'visor'; upper gillrakers less than 3; branchiostegal rays 5. Pyloric caeca 8-9. Dorsal fin far back on body, its origin well behind anal fin origin: anal fin much longer than dorsal fin, with 31-33 finrays. Colour: blackish. Size: to at least 34 cm.

Habitat: engybenthic at 2,150-2,300 m. Food: no data. Reproduction: no data.

Distribution: a single known specimen, from off Morocco (the type).

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