Phycis blennoides (Brünnich, 1768) (greater forkbeard) is widely distributed from 10-800 m depth in the North East Atlantic and 300-1050 m in the Eastern Mediterranean. It reaches up to 110 cm in length and may live up to 20 years. It has extremely extended pelvic fin rays. More information on Fishbase: http://www.fishbase.org/summary/Phycis-blennoides.html
|Date:||17 October 2011|
|Classification:||Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata (Chordates) > Class Actinopterygii (Ray finned Fish) > Gadiformes (Cods) > Phycidae (Phycid hakes)|
|Site:||Atlantic > North Sea > West of Shetland > Whirlwind|
North Sea > West of Shetland > Whirlwind
|Latitude:||60 deg 17' 01" N|
|Longitude:||3 deg 50' 19" W|
|Countries:||UK > West of Shetland|
|Substratum:||Sand and gravel with some boulders|
|Project Partners:||Hurricane Exploration (HEX), Fugro|
|Keywords:||"West of Shetland" Whirlwind Atlantic Benthic Forkbeard Phycis blennoides|
|Deposited By:||Miss Moira MacLean|
|Deposited On:||21 February 2012|
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