- White warehou
name = White warehou
image_caption = Drawing by Dr Tony Ayling
phylum = Chordata
genus = "
species = "S. caerulea"
binomial = "Seriolella caerulea"
binomial_authority = Guichenot, 1848The white warehou, "Seriolella caerulea", is a
medusafishof the family " Centrolophidae" found in the southern Pacificand southern Atlanticoceans, at depths of between 500 and 800 m. Its length is up to about 75 cm.
The white warehou has very small scales which are not easily visible, and is a uniform grey-white in colour. The top of the head is darker but this does not extend in a vee back to the
dorsal finas it does in the silver warehou, "Seriolella punctata".
Juveniles are known to live within
jellyfish, but move to deeper water as they grow and mature.
* 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
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