Linophryne coronata

Author: Parr, 1927

Linophryne coronata Parr, 1927

Status in World Register of Marine Species:
Accepted name: Linophryne coronata Parr, 1927 (updated 2009-06-25)

Diagnosis: females with illicial length 19-27% SL; esca with 2 pairs of conical, distal appendages, pointed or in some specimens blunt and partially fused, the anterior pair longest; a small appendage behind escal pore; barbel 90-276% SL, with unbranched stem with a distal tassel consisting of 4 proximal, short branches, each with numerous more or less stalked photophores, a short continuation of the stem which then divides in 3 short, compressed branches each with a series of photophores on outer edge. Males with well-developed sphenotic spines.

Habitat, Food, Reproduction: see suborder.

Distribution: North Atlantic, large (? expatriate) specimens from off Newfoundland and Iceland.

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