Bothrocara nyx Stevenson & Anderson, 2005
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Family:  Zoarcidae (Eelpouts), subfamily: Lycodinae
Max. size:  21.7 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathypelagic; marine; depth range 790 - 1508 m
Distribution:  Northeast Pacific: Eastern Bering Sea.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 103-112; Anal soft rays: 89-99; Vertebrae: 108-116. Diagnosis: Vertebrae 17 - 19 + 90 - 98 = 108 - 116. Pectoral fin rays 12 - 15. Vomerine teeth 0 - 3. Gill rakers moderately long, 23 - 27. Short snout, less than eye-diameter. Median occipital pore present. Lateral line is not visible on the body. Interior of mouth darkly pigmented (Ref. 56148).
Biology:  Known from the upper continental slope (Ref. 56148).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 07.02.06
Modified by: Kesner-Reyes, Kathleen - 19.09.08

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