Sphagemacrurus richardi (Weber, 1913)
Richard's whiptail
Sphagemacrurus richardi
photo by Shao, K.T.

 Family:  Macrouridae (Grenadiers or rattails), subfamily: Macrourinae
 Max. size:  20 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  bathypelagic; depth range 538 - 1260 m
 Distribution:  Indo-West Pacific: Natal, South Africa and Indonesia.
 Diagnosis:   
 Biology:  A benthic species found on the continental slope (Ref. 75154).
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   
 

 Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 17.06.97
 Modified by: OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen - 09.09.08

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