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Melamphaes parini  Kotlyar, 1999

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Stephanoberyciformes (Pricklefishes, bigscales and gibberfishes) > Melamphaidae (Bigscale fishes or ridgeheads)
Etymology: Melamphaes: Greek, melan, -anos = black + Greek, amphi = both side (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; bathypelagic; depth range 50 - 1000 m (Ref. 40966).   Deep-water, preferred ?

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Northwest Pacific: Sea of Okhotsk, west of the Kuril Islands.

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Kotlyar, A.N., 2004. Family Melamphaidae Gill 1893, bigscales. Calif. Acad. Sci. Annotated Checklists of Fishes (29):11. (Ref. 51657)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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