Argentina stewarti Cohen & Atsaides, 1969
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Family:  Argentinidae (Argentines or herring smelts)
Max. size:  16.6 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathydemersal; depth range 366 - 567 m
Distribution:  Western Central Atlantic: off Nicaragua and from Mona Island to Dominica in the Antilles.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 0-0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 10-12; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 12-13; Vertebrae: 52-53. Smooth scales; 5 branchiostegal rays; lacking a silvery pigment on swim bladder; body depth 10 or more times in SL (Ref. 40914).
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 04.07.03

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