Tauredophidium hextii

The Tauredophidium hextii lives in the bathydemersal, marine, depth range 1500 - 2660 m environment.

Tauredophidium hextii, from the Bay of Bengal, 1310 fatghoms. The eres are completely atrophied, and their sockets, which are filled with connective-tissue, are entirely hidden beneath the thick, scaly skin. The long, stout ventral fins are probably used as feelers. More

Common names

赫氏牛鼬鳚 in Chinese (中文)
赫氏牛鼬鳚 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Ophidiiformes
Family : Ophidiidae
Genus : Tauredophidium
Species : Tauredophidium hextii
Authority : Alcock, 1890