Paralepis elongata

Common Name

Elongate Barracudina

Year Described

Brauer, 1906


Dorsal Fin: 10-12
Anal Fin: 20-25
Pectoral Fin: 15-17
Pelvic Fin: 9
Lateral Line: 52-57
Vertebrae: 65-67

Range Map

 Range Map


The North Atlantic gyre from the Gulf Stream and Sargasso Sea east to the central and eastern Atlantic.


Rofen, R.R. In: Anderson, W.W., R.H. Gibbs, F.H. Berry, W.A. Gosline, J.E. Bohlke, N.B. Marshall, R.L. Bolin, G.W. Mead, J.W. Gehringer, R.R. Rofen, and N.J. Wilimovsky. 1966. Fishes of the Western North Atlantic. Part 5. Iniomi and Lyomeri. Memoir No. 1. Sears Foundation for Marine Research; Yale University, New Haven, CT. 647 pp., 220 plates.