Diplecogaster pectoralis

Author: Briggs, 1955

Diplecogaster bimaculata pectoralis Briggs, 1955

Status in World Register of Marine Species:
Accepted name: Diplecogaster pectoralis Briggs, 1955 (updated 2009-06-25)

Diagnosis: a small fish with a rather short caudal peduncle. Upper attachment of axial dermal flap opposite pectoral finray 10-13 (m= 11). Dorsal finrays 7; anal finrays 5-7; caudal finrays 11-12. Length of disc 3.8-4.6 (m = 4.3) times in SL. Colour: life colours unknown. Size: to 22 mm SL.

Habitat, Food, Reproduction: no data.

Distribution: the Azores, Cape Verde Is. and the Canaries.

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