Saccopharynx lavenbergi Nielsen & Bertelsen, 1985
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 Family:  Saccopharyngidae (Swallowers)
 Max. size:  78 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  bathypelagic; depth range 2000 - 3000 m
 Distribution:  Eastern Central Pacific: ranges from northern California, USA to Peru.
 Diagnosis:   
 Biology:  Generally caught in midwater (Ref. 35599). Oviparous, with planktonic eggs and leptocephalus larvae (Ref. 35599). Degenerative changes in males and females suggest semelparity (Ref. 35599).
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   
 

 Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 14.09.00
 Modified by: Valdestamon, Roxanne Rei - 25.10.14

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