Epigonus glossodontus Gon, 1985
photo by Randall, J.E.

Family:  Epigonidae (Deepwater cardinalfishes)
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Environment:  bathydemersal; marine; depth range 366 - 520 m
Distribution:  Eastern Central Pacific: Hawaiian Islands.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 7-7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 10-10. Large scales. Lacks an opercular spine. 2-3 enlarged teeth on each side of the mandibular symphysis (Ref. 31632).
Biology:  A mesobenthic-pelagic species living mainly above the bottom (Ref. 31632).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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