Abyssal Assfish, Bassozetus compressus (Günther 1878)

An Abyssal Assfish, Bassozetus compressus, from Taiwan. Source: Fish Database of Taiwan / http://fishdb.sinica.edu.tw. License: CC BY Attribution-Noncommercial

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Bray, D.J. 2018, Bassozetus compressus in Fishes of Australia, accessed 23 Jul 2024, https://fishesofaustralia.net.au/Home/species/4337

Abyssal Assfish, Bassozetus compressus (Günther 1878)


Knudsen, S. 2015. Bassozetus compressus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2015: e.T190154A60797259. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2015-4.RLTS.T190154A60797259.en. Downloaded on 16 March 2017.

Nielsen, J.G. & Merrett, N.R. 2000. Revision of the cosmopolitan deep-sea genus Bassozetus (Pisces: Ophidiidae) with two new species. Galathea Report 18: 7-55.

Tomiyama, S., Takami, M. & Fukui, A. 2016. A new deepwater assfish, Bassozetus nielseni sp. nov. (Ophidiiformes: Ophidiidae), from the North Atlantic and West Indian oceans. Ichthyological Research https://doi.org/10.1007/s10228-018-0620-0 abstract, published online on 20 Feb 2018, 10pp.

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CAAB Code:37228050

Conservation:IUCN Least Concern

Depth:1,555-5,456 m


Max Size:62 cm SL

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