Lepidocybium flavobrunneum


Escolar LEC
Characteristic features:
Colour:

Dark brown.

Size:

Up to 180 cm TL.

Distribution:

Circumglobal, in tropical and temperate waters.

Habitat:

Epipelagic and mesopelagic often over the continental shelf, from 200 to 1,100 m depth.

Biology:

Feeds primarily on squids, crustaceans and fishes.

Indonesian fisheries:

Caught by longline.

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