Kali macrura

Author: ( Parr, 1933)

Kali macrura ( Parr, 1933)

Status in World Register of Marine Species:
Accepted name: Kali macrura (Parr, 1933) (updated 2009-06-25)

Diagnosis: upper jaw with 4 or fewer teeth in inner and 16-21 teeth in outer row; lower jaw with 7-10 teeth in inner and 17-22 teeth in outer row. Dorsal finrays IX-X + 18-21; anal finrays I + 17-20; pectoral finrays 11-13; vertebrae 33-35. Gill filaments on section of first gill arch not attached to opercle. Colour: a dark, evenly distributed brown (in alcohol). Size: reaches more than 12 cm SL.

Habitat: bathypelagic, all adults caught at depths exceeding 1,000 m. Food: no data. Reproduction: no data.

Distribution: one locality off Madeira. Elsewhere known from scattered records in tropical subtropical parts of all oceans.

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