Lycenchelys crotalinus (Gilbert, 1890)
Snakehead eelpout
Lycenchelys crotalinus
photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

Family:  Zoarcidae (Eelpouts), subfamily: Lycodinae
Max. size:  42.2 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathydemersal; depth range 200 - 2816 m
Distribution:  Eastern Pacific: Bering Sea to northern Baja California, Mexico.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Found on muddy bottoms (Ref. 2850).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 01.07.94
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 18.07.13
Checked by: Torres, Armi G. - 04.07.94

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