Sagamichthys schnakenbecki (Krefft, 1953)
Schnakenbeck's searsid
photo by SFSA

 Family:  Platytroctidae (Tubeshoulders)
 Max. size:  27 cm SL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  bathypelagic; depth range 365 - 1200 m
 Distribution:  Eastern Atlantic: eastern Greenland and western part of the British Isles to Portugal including Azores Island; off Canary Islands and Cape Verde, Gulf of Guinea, Angola and Namibia (18°45'S, 23°15'S) (Ref. 4461).
 Diagnosis:   
 Biology:  Mesopelagic to bathypelagic in southern part of its range and benthopelagic from 365 to 1,200 m in the northern part (Ref. 4461).
 IUCN Red List Status:   (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   
 

 Entered by: Agustin, Liza Q. - 28.06.94
 Modified by: Agustin, Liza Q. - 12.02.96
 Checked by: Agustin, Liza Q. - 22.07.94

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