Deepbody boarfish

The deepbody boarfish is a species of boarfish, the most widespread species in the family, found at depths of 50 to 900 m in the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans, though it usually is found at depths of 100 to 300 m. This species can reach a length of 30.5 cm (12.0 in), though most do not exceed 15 cm (5.9 in). The heaviest recorded specimen weighed 170 g (0.37 lb). It is of minor importance to commercial fishery operations.


The deepbody boarfish is a species of boarfish, the most widespread species in the family, found at depths of 50 to 900 m in the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans, though it usually is found at depths of 100 to 300 m. This species can reach a length of 30.5 cm (12.0 in), though most do not exceed 15 cm (5.9 in). The heaviest recorded specimen weighed 170 g (0.37 lb). It is of minor importance to commercial fishery operations.
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