Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Chordata  
 Class Actinopterygii  
 Order Beryciformes  
 Family Trachichthyidae  
 Genus Paratrachichthys  
  Paratrachichthys sajademalensis  Kotlyar, 1979 
Provider: Kwang-Tsao Shao 
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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 spines, and 13-14 soft rays; anal fin with III spines and 8~9 soft rays. Caudal fin forked. Cover with small Ctenoid Scales. Abdomen middle line between Pelvic Fin and Anal fin has 10-15 scutes.Body grey brown, all fins are light. 
Habitat: Inhabit bathypelagic marine environment; depth range 143 - 274 m. Attain maxi size 9.6 cm SL. 
Distribution: Indian Ocean: Saya de Malha. Mediterranean Sea: Nazareth Banks. Northwest Pacific: Kyushu-Palau Ridge Known also off Somalia (Moore, pers. comm.). 
Utility: Of no interest. 
Name Code: 380946
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