Bathophilus brevis Regan & Trewavas, 1930
Bathophilus brevis
photo by Reiner, F.

 Family:  Stomiidae (Barbeled dragonfishes), subfamily: Melanostomiinae
 Max. size:  5.5 cm SL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  bathypelagic; depth range 75 - 1650 m
 Distribution:  Eastern Atlantic: Gambia south to Namibia. Western Atlantic: off USA. Eastern Pacific: western part of the California Current region (Ref. 35904); also Chile (Ref. 9068).
 Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 0-0; Anal spines: 0-0; Vertebrae: 33-35
 Biology:  Meso- (Ref. 559) and bathypelagic (Ref. 58302).
 IUCN Red List Status:   (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Agustin, Liza Q. - 13.07.94
 Modified by: OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen - 14.06.07
 Checked by: Agustin, Liza Q. - 25.07.94

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