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Sebastolobus altivelis
Sebastolobus altivelis
Longspine Thornyhead
Photographer: Lovell and Libby Langstroth
Organization: California Academy of Sciences
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 0000 0000 0505 1709 (2005-05-23)

Copyright © 2005 California Academy of Sciences

  • date of photo  Sep 1998
  • this photo depicts an animal that was captive or collected
  • photo location   Deep Sea lab/Monterey Bay Aquarium
  • animal's place of origin   Monterey (Monterey County, California, US)
  • family Scorpaenidae
  • order Scorpaeniformes
  • class Osteichthyes
  • habitat  Deep sea
  • notes   In the wild these fish dwell at great depth in the oxygen minimum zone feeding largely on brittle stars. Spawned gelatinous egg masses float to the surface where larvae can be recovered and bred.
  • camera   Nikon
  • photo category: Animal - Fish

  • common names   Longspine Thornyhead (ITIS ) Longspine Thornyhead (photographer)
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