Northern smoothtongue

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Northern smoothtongue
Not evaluated (IUCN 3.1)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Argentiniformes
Family: Bathylagidae
Genus: Leuroglossus
Species: L. schmidti
Binomial name
Leuroglossus schmidti
Rass (ru), 1955

The Northern smoothtongue (Leuroglossus schmidti) is a type of deepwater fish that can grow to a length of 15 centimetres (5.9 in) TL. The fish are native to the east Pacific Ocean from Oregon, United States to the Gulf of California where they are found at depths of 100 to 690 metres (330 to 2,260 ft).[1]


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2012). "Leuroglossus schmidti" in FishBase. February 2012 version.