Astronesthes psychrolutes

The Astronesthes psychrolutes lives in the pelagic-oceanic, marine, depth range - 1500 m environment.

Astronesthes psychrolutes has an elongate, slightly compressed body that lacks scales and a large mouth with long pointed teeth. This species occurs in temperate mesopelagic waters worldwide. In Australia it is known from off South Australia. More

Common names

Temperate snaggletooth in English
冷星衫魚 in Mandarin Chinese
冷星衫鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Stomiiformes
Family : Stomiidae
Genus : Astronesthes
Species : Astronesthes psychrolutes
Authority : Gibbs and Weitzman,1965