Sciadonus galatheae

Author: Nielsen, 1969

Sciadonus galatheae Nielsen, 1969

Status in World Register of Marine Species:
Accepted name: Sciadonus galatheae (Nielsen, 1969) (updated 2009-06-25)

Diagnosis: rather slender body. Dorsal finrays 88-104; anal finrays 4758. Colour: transparent skin. Size: to 93 mm SL.

Habitat: on or near the bottom at bathyal and abyssal depths (3,600-3,360 m in the area). Food: no data. Reproduction: viviparous.

Distribution: known from two specimens in the area (47°38' N, 8°56' W, and 49°30' N, 13°20' W). Elsewhere, two from the south-western Pacific (Kermadec Trench).

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