Lepidocybium flavobrunneum

FamilyScientific NameAuthorYearCommon Name
GempylidaeLepidocybium flavobrunneum(Smith)1843Escolar

Lepidocybium flavobrunneum

Unique Characters: Dorsal-fin elements, including finlets, less than 55. Distance from anus to anal-fin origin much shorter than snout length, about equal to eye diameter. Caudal peduncle with a prominent median keel and 2 supplemental keels above and below. Dorsal-fin spines 8 or 9. Lateral line single, extremely sinuous.

Similar Species: None

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