Careproctus micropus

Author: Günther, 1887

Careproctus micropus Günther, 1887

Status in World Register of Marine Species:
Accepted name: Careproctus micropus (Günther, 1887) (updated 2009-06-25)

Diagnosis: maximum body depth less than head length. Nostrils not tubular. Lower pectoral fin lobe length shorter than head. Dorsal finrays about 47; anal finrays 40-41. Size: to 90 mm.

Habitat: benthic, at temperatures less than 3 ªC, depths 988-1785 m. Food: no data. Reproduction: no data.

Distribution: Norwegian Sea; Faroe Channel; north, west and south of Iceland. North of the Faroe Is., south of Jan Mayen I.

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