Tripterophycis svetovidovi Sazonov & Shcherbachev, 1986
Brown grenadier cod
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 Family:  Moridae (Morid cods)
 Max. size:  23.4 cm SL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  bathypelagic; depth range 385 - 950 m
 Distribution:  South Atlantic: Kit Range and Rui-Grande Peak. Indian Ocean: Madagascar Ridge. Western Central Pacific: Australia and New Caledonia. Southeast Pacific: Sala y Gomez Ridge.
 Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 1-1; Dorsal soft rays (total): 54-63; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 103-105; Vertebrae: 69-71. Head and body pale tan with darker brown on snout and orbit, abdomen bluish with silvery sheen, fins dark blue-brown to black.
 Biology:  A benthic species found on the continental slope (Ref. 75154).
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
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 Entered by: Mohamed, Ali Daud - 16.11.99
 Modified by: OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen - 09.09.08

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