Acropoma hanedai Matsubara, 1953
Acropoma hanedai
photo by Shao, K.T.

Family:  Acropomatidae (Lanternbellies, temperate ocean-basses)
Max. size:  13.52 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; marine; depth range 50 - 400 m
Distribution:  Northwest Pacific: southern Japan to Taiwan.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 9-9; Dorsal soft rays (total): 10-10; Anal spines: 3-3; Anal soft rays: 7-7. Anus nearer the insertion of anal fin than that of pelvic fin. Two very long light organs run from the isthmus to slightly beyond the origin of the anal fin and joined with the opposite organ immediately in front of the anal fin.
Biology:  Found in fairly deep water. Caught by trawl net. Food fish.
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Froese, Rainer - 29.03.94
Modified by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 13.01.16

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