Maulisia microlepis Sazonov & Golovan, 1976
Smallscale searsid
photo by Orlov, A.

Family:  Platytroctidae (Tubeshoulders)
Max. size:  25.5 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathypelagic; depth range 500 - 2000 m
Distribution:  Eastern Atlantic: from about 30°W to 60°N; along the continental slope of West Africa between 27°N and 14°N as well as between 9°S and 12°S, also about 22°S, off South Africa from 26°S to 31°S. Western Atlantic: between 30°N and 60°N. Eastern Indian Ocean: broken ridge (31°S, 93°E).
Biology:  Bathypelagic to benthopelagic (Ref. 4461).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 15 July 2014 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 13.05.94
Modified by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 21.08.98
Checked by: Agustin, Liza Q. - 28.06.94

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