polyipnus polli

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polyipnus polliPolyipnus polli
(Round hatchetfish)

Scientific name: Polyipnus polli (Schultz, 1961)
Popular names: Round hatchetfish
Danish name: Rund sølvøkse

Family: Sternoptychidae (Marine hatchetfishes)

Capture site: Denmark Strait

Depth: 250 - 600 meter (bathydemersal)
Max. size: 6 cm


The one specimen we have caught was 6 cm and weighed 100 g. It was caugt at a depth of 440 m at 65 27'154"N ; 30 49'209"V.