Sagamichthys schnakenbecki (Krefft, 1953)
Schnakenbeck's searsid
photo by SFSA

Family:  Platytroctidae (Tubeshoulders)
Max. size:  27 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathypelagic; depth range 365 - 1200 m
Distribution:  Eastern Atlantic: eastern Greenland and western part of the British Isles to Portugal including Azores Island; off Canary Islands and Cape Verde, Gulf of Guinea, Angola and Namibia (18°45'S, 23°15'S) (Ref. 4461).
Biology:  Mesopelagic to bathypelagic in southern part of its range and benthopelagic from 365 to 1,200 m in the northern part (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: Agustin, Liza Q. - 28.06.94
Modified by: Agustin, Liza Q. - 12.02.96
Checked by: Agustin, Liza Q. - 22.07.94

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