Sawspine Whiptail, Nezumia spinosa (Gilbert & Hubbs 1916)


Illustration of the holotype of the Sawspine Whiptail, Nezumia spinosa - USNM 76868. Source: ilbert & Hubbs 1916, Proc. U. S. Natl Mus. 51(2149): 199, Pl. 10 (fig. 2) / Biodiversity Heritage Library. License: CC BY Attribution

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Sawspine Whiptail, Nezumia spinosa (Gilbert & Hubbs 1916)


Gilbert, C.H. & Hubbs, C.L. (1916) Report on the Japanese macrouroid fishes collected by the United States fisheries steamer “Albatross” in 1906, with a synopsis of the genera. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 51(2149): 135–214, pls. 8–11.

Iwamoto, T. & Williams, A. 1999. Grenadiers (Pisces, Gadiformes) from the continental slope of western and northwestern Australia. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 51: 105–243.

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CAAB Code:37232068

Behaviour:4.6 cmHL; 28+ cmTL


Depth:316-1013 m

Habitat:Benthopelagic, continental shelf & slope

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