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Orthoconchoecia bispinosa Claus, 1890
Records: 418

This is a widespread and often abundant mesopelagic species recorded from all oceans. It is generally confined to latitudes <45, but has been reported from south of the Subtropical Front in the Australasian sector of the Southern Ocean.

Equatorial Atlantic n Mean mm s.d. Range mm
Female 40 1.85 0.070 1.68-2.00
Male 27 1.65 0.037 1.54-1.70
A-1 130 1.22 0.043 1.14-1.32
A-2 66 0.84 0.031 0.78-0.92
A-3 19 0.63 0.023 0.60-0.68