Scopelosaurus herwigi Bertelsen, Krefft & Marshall, 1976
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 Family:  Notosudidae (Waryfishes)
 Max. size:  35 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  benthopelagic; depth range 0 - 750 m
 Distribution:  Southeast Atlantic and Western Indian Ocean: southern Africa. Southwest Pacific: off New Zealand.
 Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 0-0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 10-12; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 17-19
 Biology:  Juveniles epipelagic to mesopelagic in warm currents moving southwest from the equator; adults benthopelagic on slopes (Ref. 6602). Minimum depth from Ref. 58018.
 IUCN Red List Status:   (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 05.12.96
 Modified by: OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen - 22.07.08

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