Lasiognathus saccostoma

Author: Regan, 1925

Lasiognathus saccostoma Regan, 1925

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

Diagnosis (females): Escal bulb without membranous anterior crest; distal escal appendage a slender stalk, with an elongate prolongation emerging anteriorly from base of escal hooks, bearing numerous lateral serrations or filaments; posterior escal appendage emerging from below escal pore laterally compressed, distal margin rounded. Other characters as for genus and family.

Habitat, Food, Reproduction: see suborder.

Distribution: known from four specimens collected on both sides of the North Atlantic and one additional record from off the Hawaiian Islands in the Central North Pacific.

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