Melanonus zugmayeri

Author: Norman 1930

Melanonus zugmayeri Norman, 1930

Status in World Register of Marine Species:
Accepted name: Melanonus zugmayeri Norman, 1930 (updated 2009-06-25)

Diagnosis: anterior rays of dorsal fin longer than those following, produced into a lobe. Some jaw teeth longer than others, needle-like, not uniformely tiny. Colour: dark brown Size: to 28 cm, rarely more than 20 cm SL.

Habitat: meso- to bathypelagic. Food: no data. Reproduction: no data.

Distribution: most common in the south of the area. Elsewhere, worldwide in tropical to temperate seas.

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