False boarfish

The False boarfish lives in the bathypelagic, marine, depth range 988 - 1210 m environment.

Oreo dory or false boarfish at Corner Rise. Image Courtesy of the Deep Atlantic Stepping Stones Science Party, IFE , URI-IAO, and NOAA. More

False boarfish in the New England Seamounts, NOAA Seamounts are drowned extinct volcanoes under the sea which provide important habitats where deep sea invertebrates and fish can thrive. More

The False Boarfish does not appear to be of any commercial importance. There is more information available for this species in FishBase. Prepared by: Ecological Consultancy Services Ltd www.ecoserve. More

False Boarfish Neocyttus helgae in the Western North Atlantic Jon A. Moore, Peter J. More

Common names

False boarfish in English
Falsk havgalt in Danish (dansk)
Göltur in Icelandic (Íslenska)
Rútarkongur in Faroese (Føroyskt)
赫氏新海魴 in Mandarin Chinese
赫氏新海鲂 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Zeiformes
Family : Oreosomatidae
Genus : Neocyttus
Species : Neocyttus helgae
Authority : Holt and Byrne, 1908