White warehou

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White warehou
Drawing by Dr Tony Ayling
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Centrolophidae
Genus: Seriolella
Species: S. caerulea
Binomial name
Seriolella caerulea
Guichenot, 1848

The white warehou, Seriolella caerulea, is a medusafish of the family Centrolophidae found in the southern Pacific and southern Atlantic oceans, at depths of between 500 and 800 m. Its length is up to about 75 cm.

References[edit]

  • Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2006). "Seriolella caerulea" in FishBase. March 2006 version.
  • Tony Ayling & Geoffrey Cox, Collins Guide to the Sea Fishes of New Zealand, (William Collins Publishers Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand 1982) ISBN 0-00-216987-8