Dolopichthys jubatus

Author: Regan and Trewavas,1932

Dolopichthys jubatus Regan and Trewavas,1932

Status in World Register of Marine Species:
Accepted name: Dolopichthys jubatus Regan and Trewavas, 1932 (updated 2009-06-25)

Diagnosis: females with illicial length 35-45% SL; esca with 2 short, close-set, unpigmented, distally bifurcating papillae on anterior midline of bulb; compressed distal part of posterior appendage deeply cleft, basal part lightly pigmented in large specimens; 0-4 vomerine teeth; other characters in genus and key.

Habitat, Food, Reproduction: see suborder.

Distribution: all oceans; a single specimen, off Madeira, recorded from Clofnam area (see note to D. longicornis).

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