Robust Deepsea Boarfish, Antigonia capros Lowe 1843

Other Names: Deepbody Boarfish

A Robust Deepsea Boarfish, Antigonia capros. Source: Robertson & Baldwin D. & C. / Shorefishes of the Greater Carribean. License: CC BY Attribution-Noncommercial-ShareAlike

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Robust Deepsea Boarfish, Antigonia capros Lowe 1843


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CAAB Code:37267004

Depth:300-406 m


Max Size:31 cm TL

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