The Bigeye poacher (Bathyagonus pentacanthus, also known commonly as the Bigeye starsnout or the Bigeye starsnout poacher) is a fish in the family Agonidae (poachers). It was described by Charles Henry Gilbert in 1890. It is a marine, subtropical fish which is known from the Gulf of Alaska to southern California, USA, in the northern Pacific Ocean. It dwells at a depth range of 110-910 metres, and inhabits soft bottoms. Males can reach a maximum total length of 23 centimetres.
- Synonyms of Bathyagonus pentacanthus at www.fishbase.org.
- Common names for Bathyagonus pentacanthus at www.fishbase.org.
- Bathyagonus pentacanthus at www.fishbase.org.
- Gilbert, C. H., 1890 (1 July) [ref. 1623] A preliminary report on the fishes collected by the steamer Albatross on the Pacific coast of North America during the year 1889, with descriptions of twelve new genera and ninety-two new species. Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 13 (no. 797): 49-126.
- Organisms preying on Bathyagonus pentacanthus at www.fishbase.org.
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