Nybelinella erikssoni

Author: Nybelin, 1957

Nybelinella erikssoni Nybelin, 1957

Status in World Register of Marine Species:
Accepted name: Nybelinella erikssoni (Nybelin, 1957) (updated 2009-06-25)

Diagnosis: predorsal length 40 42% SL. Dorsal finrays 86-102; anal finrays 52-57. Precaudal vertebrae 40-41. Colour: skin transparent, musculature yellow-brown; eyes and peritoneum black-pigmented. Size: to 75 mm SL.

Habitat: deep pelagic occurrence. Food: no data. Reproduction: viviparous.

Distribution: eight specimens recorded, one in the area (between 42°38.5'N, 13°31'W, and 42°42'N, 13°28'W). Elsewhere, six in the Atlantic and one north of Madagascar.

Eggs, larvae and young stages. Nielsen, 1969: 26-28.
Otoliths (sagitta). No data.