Leucicorus atlanticus Nielsen, 1975
Leucicorus atlanticus
photo by FAO

Family:  Ophidiidae (Cusk-eels), subfamily: Neobythitinae
Max. size: 
Environment:  bathydemersal; depth range 4580 - 6800 m
Distribution:  Western Atlantic.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Rare species (Ref. 34024). Reproductive strategy possibly similar to other members of this family featuring oviparity, with oval pelagic eggs floating in a gelatinous mass (Ref. 205).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 11 October 2018 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 12.05.00
Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 18.05.07

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