Bathypterois filiferus Gilchrist, 1906
photo by SFSA

Family:  Ipnopidae (Deep-sea tripod fishes)
Max. size:  26 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathydemersal; depth range 1055 - 2835 m
Distribution:  South Atlantic: off Cape Point, South Africa and off southern Brazil.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 0-0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 14-16; Anal spines: 0-0; Anal soft rays: 9-10. Body greenish to brownish in color (Ref. 5320).
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 11 October 2018 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 27.02.96
Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 04.07.05

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