Laemonema robustum

Author: Johnson, 1862

Laemonema robustum Johnson, 1862

Status in World Register of Marine Species:
Accepted name: Laemonema robustum Johnson, 1862 (updated 2009-06-25)

Diagnosis: chin barbel present. First dorsal fin with one or more notably elongate rays; second dorsal finrays 51-54; anal finrays 46-49; pectoral finrays 28-30. Oblique scale rows between lateral line and first dorsal about 15. Colour: oral cavity light grey-brown. Size: to 35 cm SL.

Habitat: benthopelagic on the continental slope; caught rarely on longlines at Madeira but most probably living close to the bottom. Food: no data. Reproduction: no data.

Distribution: verified records only from Madeira. Records from the West African coast are apparently other species.

Eggs, larvae and young stages. No data.
Otoliths (sagitta). Vaillant, 1888: 286.