Laemonema goodebeanorum Meléndez C. & Markle, 1997
photo by Fischer, L.G.

Family:  Moridae (Morid cods)
Max. size:  26.9 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; marine; depth range 180 - 792 m
Distribution:  Western Atlantic: off Canada to off southern Brazil; including the Gulf of Mexico, off French Guiana and off Suriname.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 66-73; Anal soft rays: 65-71; Vertebrae: 56-59. Height of the first dorsal fin 10.1-17.1%SL, average 13.8%SL. Interorbital narrow, 3.4-4.7%SL. Orbit diameter 6.4-8.3%SL.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 11 October 2018 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 02.12.99
Modified by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 05.05.00

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