Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Beryciformes  
 Family Berycidae  
 Genus Centroberyx  
  Centroberyx druzhinini  (Busakhin, 1981) 
Provider: Kwang-Tsao Shao 
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Synonyms:Centroberyx gerrardiTrachichthodes druzhinini  details
Citation: The Live Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific, Vol.4(FAO,1999);Fishes of Japan(Nakabo, 2002);Fishbase(2003)
Character: Dorsal fin with V-VII spines and 12-15 soft rays. Anal fin with IV spines and with 15-17 soft rays. Body cover with ctenoid scales. First infraorbital without spine on anterior end. Lateral line ends in caudal fin base. No fleshy disk on inner face of exposed area of scale. Anterior and posterior nostrils close together, their distance apart shorter than diameter of anterior nostril. Specimens from the Indian Ocean have more gill rakers than specimens from Japan. 
Habitat: A benthic or benthopelagic species trawled in 128-200 m depth. 
Distribution: Western Indian Ocean. Western Pacific: recently recorded Japan and New Caledonia. 
Utility: No commercial species, edible, palatable. 
Name Code: 380905
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