Aulopus filamentosus (Bloch, 1792)
Royal flagfin
Aulopus filamentosus
photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP

Family:  Aulopidae (Aulopus)
Max. size:  44 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range 50 - 1000 m
Distribution:  Eastern Atlantic: Canary Islands south to Cape Verde and Senegal. Also recorded from the Mediterranean. Western Central Atlantic: Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean (Ref. 3814).
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Found on continental shelf and upper slope (Ref. 6687).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 20 October 2013 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Papasissi, Christine - 22.10.90
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 18.07.13
Checked by: Agustin, Liza Q. - 25.07.94

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