Limp eelpout

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Limp eelpout
Melanostigma gelatinosum.jpg
From plate 82 of Oceanic Ichthyology by G. Brown Goode and Tarleton H. Bean, published 1896.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Zoarcidae
Genus: Melanostigma
Species: M. gelatinosum
Binomial name
Melanostigma gelatinosum
Günther, 1881

The limp eelpout, Melanostigma gelatinosum, is an eelpout, of the genus Melanostigma, found in all oceans at depths of between 50 and 2,500 m. Their length is between 15 and 30 cm.