Lepidorhombus boscii

Author: Risso, 1810

Lepidorhombus boscii Risso, 1810

Status in World Register of Marine Species:
Accepted name: Lepidorhombus boscii (Risso, 1810) (updated 2009-06-25)

Diagnosis: dorsal fin with 79-86 rays; anal fin with 65-69 rays. Lateral line with 87-93 scales. Colour: 2 distinct spots posteriorly on both dorsal and anal fins. Size: to about 40 cm SL.

Habitat: found at depths down to 70~800 m. Food, Reproduction: see genus.

Distribution: from the British Isles to Cape Bojador (26° N) and in the Mediterranean.

Eggs, larvae and young stages. Petersen, 1909 | Norman, 1934: 274 | Padoa, 1956: 826-829.
Otoliths (sagitta). Bauzá-Rullán, 1959: 104.