Gymnelus retrodorsalis Le Danois, 1913
Aurora unernak
photo by Svensen, E.

 Family:  Zoarcidae (Eelpouts), subfamily: Gymnelinae
 Max. size:  14 cm TL (male/unsexed); max.weight: 4.6 g
 Environment:  demersal; depth range 8 - 481 m
 Distribution:  Arctic to Northeast Atlantic: Nunavut (Ref. 58426), Greenland, Jan Mayen and from Spitsbergen to Laptev Sea.
 Diagnosis:   
 Biology:  Inhabits continental shelves (Ref. 11954). Benthic (Ref. 58426).
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   
 

 Entered by: Dalsgaard, Anne Johanne Tang - 09.11.95
 Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 18.07.13
 Checked by: Froese, Rainer - 17.04.00

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