Herwigia kreffti

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Herwigia kreffti
Not evaluated (IUCN 3.1)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Argentiniformes
Family: Alepocephalidae
Genus: Herwigia
Species: H. kreffti
Binomial name
Herwigia kreffti
  • Bathylaco kreffti J. G. Nielsen & Larsen, 1970

Herwigia kreffti, Krefft's smooth-head, is a species of bathylaconid fish found at depths of 1,000 to 3,200 metres (3,300 to 10,500 ft) in the oceans. This species grows to a length of 40 centimetres (16 in) SL. This species is the only recognized species in its genus.[1]


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Herwigia kreffti" in FishBase. October 2013 version.