Overview

Comprehensive Description

Biology

Bathypelagic (Ref. 58426). Feeds on small crustaceans (Ref. 6187) and worms (Ref. 58426).
  • Cohen, D.M., T. Inada, T. Iwamoto and N. Scialabba 1990 FAO species catalogue. Vol. 10. Gadiform fishes of the world (Order Gadiformes). An annotated and illustrated catalogue of cods, hakes, grenadiers and other gadiform fishes known to date. FAO Fish. Synop. 125(10). Rome: FAO. 442 p. (Ref. 1371)   http://www.fishbase.org/references/FBRefSummary.php?id=1371&speccode=25 External link.
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Distribution

Western Atlantic off the coasts of North America
  • North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
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Northeast Atlantic: east of southern Greenland southward to the Azores; Irish continental slope to the Bay of Biscay and off northern Spain. Reported from Iceland (Ref. 12462). Western Atlantic off the coasts of North America.
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Atlantic.
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Physical Description

Size

Maximum size: 350 mm TL
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Max. size

35.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 6187))
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Diagnostic Description

Mandible with a single row of teeth. Spinules or scales disposed in slightly diverging rows. Head scaled except for gular and branchiostegal membranes, lower surface of snout and sub orbital region, lunate area on either side of the snout. Body pale brown, lips, lining of gill cavities and peritoneum blackish (Ref. 37108).
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Type Information

Paratype for Coryphaenoides brevibarbis
Catalog Number: USNM 35560
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Year Collected: 1884
Locality: New York, United States, Atlantic
Depth (m): 1812 to 1812
Vessel: Albatross
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Paratype for Coryphaenoides brevibarbis
Catalog Number: USNM 33269
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Year Collected: 1883
Locality: Cape May To Nantucket, New Jersey, United States, Atlantic
Depth (m): 3166 to 3166
Vessel: Albatross
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Paratype for Coryphaenoides brevibarbis
Catalog Number: USNM 47501
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Year Collected: 1885
Locality: Cape Sable To Cape May: Off Cape Sable, N.S., Nova Scotia, Canada, Atlantic
Depth (m): 1748 to 1748
Vessel: Albatross
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Type for Coryphaenoides brevibarbis
Catalog Number: USNM 33453
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Year Collected: 1883
Locality: Nantucket To Cape Sable, N.S., Massachusetts, United States, Atlantic
Depth (m): 2295
Vessel: Albatross
  • Type:
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Paratype for Coryphaenoides brevibarbis
Catalog Number: USNM 33272
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Year Collected: 1883
Locality: Cape May To Nantucket, New Jersey, United States, Atlantic
Depth (m): 2491 to 2491
Vessel: Albatross
  • Paratype:
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Ecology

Habitat

nektonic
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Found at depths of 1500- 3200 m.
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Environment

bathypelagic; marine; depth range 1500 - 4700 m (Ref. 58426)
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Depth range based on 61 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 45 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 1100 - 4700
  Temperature range (°C): 2.483 - 3.792
  Nitrate (umol/L): 16.258 - 23.366
  Salinity (PPS): 34.890 - 34.982
  Oxygen (ml/l): 5.283 - 6.685
  Phosphate (umol/l): 1.098 - 1.550
  Silicate (umol/l): 10.796 - 46.259

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 1100 - 4700

Temperature range (°C): 2.483 - 3.792

Nitrate (umol/L): 16.258 - 23.366

Salinity (PPS): 34.890 - 34.982

Oxygen (ml/l): 5.283 - 6.685

Phosphate (umol/l): 1.098 - 1.550

Silicate (umol/l): 10.796 - 46.259
 
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Depth: 1500 - 3200m.
From 1500 to 3200 meters.

Habitat: bathypelagic.
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Trophic Strategy

Feeds on small crustaceans.
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Life History and Behavior

Behavior

Diet

Feeds on small crustaceans
  • North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage: Coryphaenoides brevibarbis

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 5
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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