Pentherichthys venustus

Author: Regan and Trewavas, 1932

Pentherichthys venustus Regan and Trewavas, 1932

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

Diagnosis: females with filaments at base of posterior escal appendage branched and as long or longer than diameter of escal bulb; other characters as for genus.

Habitat, Food, Reproduction: see suborder.

Distribution: Atlantic; larvae off and south-west of Madeira (see notes to genus).