Zanclistius elevatus (Ramsay & Ogilby, 1888)
Longfin boarfish
photo by CSIRO

 Family:  Pentacerotidae (Armorheads), subfamily: Histiopterinae
 Max. size:  33 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  demersal; depth range 30 - 500 m
 Distribution:  South Pacific: Southern Australia including Tasmania and New Zealand.
 Biology:  Found on the continental shelf and slope (Ref. 9563).
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   

 Entered by: Agustin, Liza Q. - 13.08.94
 Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 29.11.13

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