Ariomma bondi

Arrioma bondi
Silver-rag – Ariomma bondi
FamilyScientific NameAuthorYearCommon Name
AriommatidaeAriomma bondiFowler1930Silver-rag

Ariomma bondi

Unique Characters: Body rounded and elongate, maximum depth 3 or more times in length. Body uniform or dark dorsally and lighter below, without spots. Pale brown or blue dorsally with a silvery underside. Peritoneum pale. Lateral-line scales 30-45, large. Scales on top of head extend only to front of pupil.

Similar Species:

Spotted Driftfish
Ariomma regulus

Brown Driftfish
Ariomma melanum

Spotted Driftfish Ariomma regulus. Body somewhat compressed and deep, maximum depth about 2.5 times in length. Body with spots.

Brown Driftfish Ariomma melanum. Body rounded and elongate, maximum depth 3 or more times in length. Body uniform or dark dorsally and lighter below, without spots. Uniformly dark brown to blackish. Peritoneum dark. Lateral-line scales 50-65, small. Scales on top of head extend to front of eye.

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