Halosaurus attenuatus Garman, 1899

Family:  Halosauridae (Halosaurs)
Max. size:  40.6 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathypelagic; marine; depth range 2300 - 2500 m
Distribution:  Eastern Atlantic: Gulf of Guinea. Eastern Pacific: off the Galapagos Islands (Ref. 4448). Also Eastern Central Pacific (Ref. 9305).
Biology:  Found on the lower slope and continental rise, at 2°-3°C (Ref. 4448).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 12 June 2013 Ref. (130435)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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