Arrowtail Cod, Melanonus zugmayeri Norman 1930

Other Names: Arrowtail

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Arrowtail Cod, Melanonus zugmayeri Norman 1930

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Dorsal fin 67-81; Anal fin 50-61. 
Teeth on upper jaw in three rows, median row enlarged, needle-like, a pair of enlarged teeth near symphysis; lower jaw teeth biserial, inner row enlarged; vomerine and palatine teeth in a single row.


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CAAB Code:37224016

Depth:0-3000 m

Habitat:Mesopelagic, bathypelagic

Max weight:29 cm TL

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