Coccorella atlantica (Parr, 1928)
Atlantic sabretooth
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 Family:  Evermannellidae (Sabertooth fishes)
 Max. size:  18.5 cm SL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  bathypelagic; depth range 50 - 1000 m, oceanodromous
 Distribution:  Atlantic, Indian and Pacific: in central water areas.
 Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 0-0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 11-13; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 26-30. Color in alcohol, dark brown over body and fins (Ref. 4058). Well preserved specimens with a brassy-green iridescent layer along flanks, beneath eye and on cheeks (Ref. 4058).
 Biology:  Oceanic and mesopelagic (Ref. 7300, 58302). Feeds on fish and sepia by preferring the latter (Ref. 47377).
 IUCN Red List Status:   (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 28.02.96
 Modified by: OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen - 19.06.07

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