Glossanodon leioglossus (Valenciennes, 1848)
Smalltoothed argentine
photo by García Rodríguez, M.

 Family:  Argentinidae (Argentines or herring smelts)
 Max. size:  20 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  bathydemersal
 Distribution:  Eastern Atlantic: southern Spain to Cape Blanc in Mauritania including western Mediterranean.
 Diagnosis:   
 Biology:  Found on the outer continental shelf and upper slope, probably near the bottom. Feeds on pelagic crustaceans. Spawns from winter to spring in the Mediterranean (Ref. 4773).
 IUCN Red List Status:   (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   
 

 Entered by: Papasissi, Christine - 25.10.90
 Modified by: Sampang-Reyes, Arlene G. - 05.04.10
 Checked by: Agustin, Liza Q. - 22.07.94

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