Argyripnus iridescens McCulloch, 1926
Brilliant pearlside
Argyripnus iridescens
photo by Graham, K.

Family:  Sternoptychidae (Marine hatchetfishes), subfamily: Maurolicinae
Max. size:  14 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathypelagic; marine
Distribution:  Southwest Pacific.
Biology:  Found on the continental slope (Ref. 7300, 75154).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 16 July 2019 Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 18.07.96
Modified by: OrtaƱez, Auda Kareen - 28.08.08

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