Abyssobrotula galatheae

Though uncommon, this species is known from the tropical and subtropical waters of all oceans.

The Abyssobrotula galatheae lives in the bathypelagic, marine, depth range 3110 - 8370 m environment.

Abyssobrotula galatheae is a species of cusk eel in the family Ophidiidae, and the only species in its genus. More

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deepest known, Abyssobrotula galatheae, found at 8,370 m in the Puerto Rico Trench. The families Ranicipitidae (tadpole cods) and Euclichthyidae (eucla cods) were formerly classified in this order, but are now preferred in Gadiformes; Ranicipitidae has been absorbed within the family Gadidae. More

Abyssobrotula galatheae, found at in the Puerto Rico Trench.... . The name is from GreekGreek language Greek is an Indo-European languages native to the southern Balkan peninsula, the language of the Greek people. It forms an independent branch within Indo-European.... More

Abyssobrotula galatheae: a new genus and species of oviparous ophidioids (Pisces, Brotulidae)". Galathea Report 14: 41–48. 5. ^ "Abyssobrotula galatheae". FishBase. Ed. Ranier Froese and Daniel Pauly. December 2008 version. N.p.: FishBase, 2008. More

Common names

神女底鼬鳚 in Chinese (中文)
神女底鼬鳚 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Ophidiiformes
Family : Ophidiidae
Genus : Abyssobrotula
Species : Abyssobrotula galatheae
Authority : Nielsen, 1977