Lasiognathus amphirhamphus

The closest relative of Lasiognathus is Thaumatichthys, which also has enlarged and hinged premaxillaries, escal denticles, and a branched upper operculum.

Picture of the Lasiognathus amphirhamphus has been licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution.
Original source: Theodore W. Pietsch, University of Washington
Author: see above

The Lasiognathus amphirhamphus lives in the bathypelagic, marine, depth range 1200 - 1305 m environment.

* Lasiognathus amphirhamphus This species is characterized by having only two (as opposed to three) bony hooks on its esca, which are lightly pigmented. More

Order : Lophiiformes
Family : Thaumatichthyidae
Genus : Lasiognathus
Species : Lasiognathus amphirhamphus
Authority : Pietsch, 2005