Halosaurus ridgwayi (Fowler, 1934)
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Family:  Halosauridae (Halosaurs)
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Environment:  bathydemersal; depth range - 706 m
Distribution:  Western Central Pacific.
Biology:  Bottom feeders; mainly on crustaceans and other small invertebrates. Males with markedly enlarged olfactory organs at maturity. Leptocephalus larvae pelagic. Taken occasionally in deep bottom trawls (Ref. 12887).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 21.10.02

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