Lasiognathus beebei

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

The Lasiognathus beebei lives in the bathypelagic, marine, depth range 0 - 1100 m environment.

* Lasiognathus beebei This species is distinguishable by its hooks being placed on a short, transverse, fan-shaped distal escal appendage as opposed to the elongated, cylindrical appendage of all other species. More

Common names

毕比氏毛鲶 in Mandarin Chinese
毕比氏毛鲶 in Unknown
畢比氏毛鯰 in Mandarin Chinese
畢比氏毛鯰 in Unknown

Order : Lophiiformes
Family : Thaumatichthyidae
Genus : Lasiognathus
Species : Lasiognathus beebei
Authority : Regan and Trewavas, 1932