Cataetyx alleni

Author: Byrne, 1906

Cataetyx alleni Byrne, 1906

Status in World Register of Marine Species:
Accepted name: Cataetyx alleni (Byrne, 1906) (updated 2009-06-25)

Diagnosis: dorsal finrays 109-111; anal finrays 79-83; pectoral finrays 31-32. Becomes ripe at a relatively small size. Size: to about 120 mm.

Habitat: caught at depths between 480 and 1,000 m. Food: no data. Reproduction: viviparous.

Distribution: a few specimens from off the west coast of Europe and several specimens from the Ligurian Sea.

Eggs, larvae and young stages. Nielsen, 1966: 100, fig. 5.
Otoliths (sagitta). No data.