Smallmouth spiny eel

The Smallmouth spiny eel lives in the bathydemersal, marine, depth range 500 - 2800 m environment.

Numbers of smallmouth spiny eel fell 77 per cent over the course of the study. Round-nosed grenadier suffered a 40 per cent decline. Other species, such as some small sharks, also dropped in number. More

Common names

Fjölbroddabakur in Icelandic (Íslenska)
Ostnohřbetec rissoův in Czech (česky)
Ostnohřbetec štíhlorypý in Czech (česky)
Ostnohrbetec štíhlorypý in Czech (česky)
Policanto in Italian (Italiano)
Savrygget pigål in Danish (dansk)
Serp espinosa de fonera in Catalan (Català)
Shortspine tapirfish in English
Smallmouth spiny eel in English
Tapir à petites épines in French (français)
大吻背棘魚 in Mandarin Chinese
大吻背棘鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
小口多刺背棘魚 in Mandarin Chinese
小口多刺背棘鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
短吻麥氏背棘魚 in Mandarin Chinese
短吻麦氏背棘鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Notacanthiformes
Family : Notacanthidae
Genus : Polyacanthonotus
Species : Polyacanthonotus rissoanus
Authority : De Filippi & Verany,1857