Giant leptocephalus

The Giant leptocephalus lives in the bathydemersal, marine environment.

giant leptocephalus larvae, similar to the ten-centimetre (at most) leptocephalus larvae of eels or tarpons but reaching lengths of over six feet. More

The discovery of the giant leptocephalus occurred in 1930, ... More

Giant leptocephalus larvae probably pertain to this family .The family Notacanthidae belongs to the Class Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes ) and the Order Notacanthiformes. It contains 3 genera and 10 species. It may be found in Marine environments and is primarily Marine. More

Common names

Giant leptocephalus in English

Order : Anguilliformes
Family : Colocongridae
Genus : Coloconger
Species : Coloconger giganteus
Authority : Castle, 1959