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escolar, black ( lepidocybium flavobrunneum) Record

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ESCOLAR, BLACK / LEPIDOCYBIUM FLAVOBRUNNEUM
10 20 25.4 56.0 El Hierro Canary Is. 300901 G. Flores
15 30 36.29 80.0 El Hierro Canary Is. 010703 A. Levick
24 50 35.0 77.3 El Hierro Canary Is. 300901 A. Levick
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A relatively deep water species found in the open ocean, including Eastern Atlantic, species is of limited sport and commercial value. Oily fleshed, feeding mainly on fish, crustaceans and squid.

Colouration dark brown to black over all body, well developed pelvic fins and lateral keels. Grows up to 2 metres in length.escolar

 
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