Derepodichthys alepidotus Gilbert, 1896
Cuskpout
Derepodichthys alepidotus
photo by Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

 Family:  Zoarcidae (Eelpouts), subfamily: Lycodinae
 Max. size:  16 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  bathydemersal; depth range 1000 - 2904 m
 Distribution:  Eastern Pacific: off the Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia to the Gulf of California.
 Diagnosis:  Caudal is hard to distinguish from dorsal and anal fins. Pelvic fins placed far forward below eye.
 Biology: 
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   
 

 Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 20.02.96
 Modified by: Bailly, Nicolas - 09.07.08

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