Bathyonus laticeps

Author: Günther, 1878

Bathyonus laticeps Günther, 1878

Status in World Register of Marine Species:
Accepted name: Bathyonus laticeps (Günther, 1878) (updated 2009-06-25)

Diagnosis: a highly necessary revision of this genus is under way, so it seems premature to indicate any diagnostic characters.

Habitat: abyssal depths. Food: no data. Reproduction: oviparous.

Distribution: one specimen from south of Madeira (29°48' N, 17°39' W).
Elsewhere, a few specimens immediately south and west of the area and several specimens from the western Atlantic.

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