Notopogon macrosolen

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Longsnout bellowfish
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Syngnathiformes
Family: Macroramphosidae
Genus: Notopogon
N. macrosolen
Binomial name
Notopogon macrosolen
Barnard, 1925

The Longsnout Bellowfish (Notopogon macrosolen) is a species of fish from the family Macroramphosidae. It is found in the Southeast Atlantic Ocean, from southern Namibia to Saldanha Bay in South Africa.[1] It lives at depths from 200 to 500 metres (660 to 1,640 ft). It grows to a maximum length of 33 centimetres (13 in).[2]


  1. ^ a b Pollom, R. (2017). "Notopogon macrosolen". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2017: e.T154924A21914541. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-3.RLTS.T154924A21914541.en.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2018). "Notopogon macrosolen" in FishBase. February 2018 version.

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