Microlophichthys microlophus

Author: Regan, 1925

Microlophichthys microlophus Regan, 1925

Status in World Register of Marine Species:
Accepted name: Microlophichthys microlophus (Regan, 1925) (updated 2009-06-25)

Diagnosis: esca with a distal truncated appendage and a compressed, pointed posterior appendage; illicium short, less than twice diameter of escal bulb; suboperculum short, tip of upper end rounded. D 5-7; A 4-6; P 17-23.

Habitat, Food, Reproduction: see suborder.

Distribution: all oceans, some larvae recorded from south of Madeira.