Lycodes brunneofasciatus Suvorov, 1935
Tawnystripe eelpout
photo by Orlov, A.

Family:  Zoarcidae (Eelpouts), subfamily: Lycodinae
Max. size:  79 cm TL (male/unsexed); max.weight: 3,300.0 g; max. reported age: 13 years
Environment:  demersal; depth range 20 - 830 m
Distribution:  Northwest Pacific: Sea of Okhotsk to Kamchatka.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 0-0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 96-100; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 81-87; Vertebrae: 101-109. Wide, blackish-brown blotches, about 10 in number on body; a narrow white band connecting upper ends of gill openings; ventral surface of head including lips, lower 1/2 of pectoral fin, and ventral 1/2 of body light (Ref.559). Lateral line ventral (Ref. 559).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 18.08.96
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 27.02.14

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