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Holtbyrnia anomalaHoltbyrnia anomala
(Bighead searsid)

Scientific name: Holtbyrnia anomala (Krefft, 1980)
Popular names: Bighead searsid
Danish name: Storhovedet skulderlysfisk

Family: Platytroctidae (Tubeshoulders)

Distribution: Eastern Atlantic: west of Iceland to off south-western tip of Ireland, Mauritania, Senegal and Namibia. Elsewhere, tropical and subtropical western Atlantic.
Capture sites: Davis and Denmark Strait

Depth: 700 - 2700 meter (bathypelagic)
Max. size: ~ 25 cm

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