Overview

Distribution

Galápagos Islands.
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Southeast Pacific: Galapagos Islands.
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Physical Description

Morphology

Dorsal spines (total): 10; Dorsal soft rays (total): 15 - 16; Analspines: 3; Analsoft rays: 6 - 7; Vertebrae: 26
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Size

Max. size

29.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 55763))
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Diagnostic Description

Sum of lateral-line scales plus total number of gillrakers, on individual specimens, 78 to 85; caudal fin lunate to deeply forked: dorsal, anal, pelvic, and caudal fins each with some produced soft rays; upper caudal-fin lobe longer than lower; anal fin angulated posteriorly; gular region without scales; endopterygoids and tongue without teeth (Ref. 41254).
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Type Information

Paratype for Anthias noeli Anderson & Baldwin
Catalog Number: USNM 351334
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): C. Baldwin, J. McCosker & R. Day
Year Collected: 1998
Locality: Off Marchena, Galapagos, Bindloe Island (Marchena), Galapagos Islands, Pacific
Depth (m): 303 to 480
Vessel: Seward Johnson R/V
  • Paratype: Anderson, W. D. & Baldwin, C. C. 31 July 2000. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 113 (2): 372, 1-5.
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Paratype for Anthias noeli Anderson & Baldwin
Catalog Number: USNM 351335
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): J. McCosker, D. Pawson, D. Liberatore & D. Bogess
Year Collected: 1998
Locality: Off N.E. Darwin Island, Galapagos, Darwin Island (Culpepper), Galapagos Islands, Pacific
Depth (m): 437 to 351
Vessel: Seward Johnson R/V
  • Paratype: Anderson, W. D. & Baldwin, C. C. 31 July 2000. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 113 (2): 372, 1-5.
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Paratype for Anthias noeli Anderson & Baldwin
Catalog Number: USNM 351333
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): J. McCosker & R. Day
Year Collected: 1998
Locality: Plazas, Galapagos Islands, Pacific
Depth (m): 315 to 236
Vessel: Seward Johnson R/V
  • Paratype: Anderson, W. D. & Baldwin, C. C. 31 July 2000. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 113 (2): 372, 1-5.
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Holotype for Anthias noeli Anderson & Baldwin
Catalog Number: USNM 353113
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): R. Gilmore & Santos
Year Collected: 1995
Locality: Galapagos Islands; Seamount SE San Cristobal, Chatham Island (San Cristobal), Galapagos Islands, Pacific
Depth (m): 202 to 202
Vessel: Johnson-Sea-Link
  • Holotype: Anderson, W. D. & Baldwin, C. C. 31 July 2000. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 113 (2): 372, 1-5.
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

reef-associated; non-migratory; marine; depth range 184 - 351 m (Ref. 41254)
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Depth range based on 3 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 3 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 303 - 351
  Temperature range (°C): 9.540 - 11.860
  Nitrate (umol/L): 30.697 - 35.791
  Salinity (PPS): 34.703 - 34.855
  Oxygen (ml/l): 0.426 - 0.802
  Phosphate (umol/l): 2.409 - 2.709
  Silicate (umol/l): 30.469 - 41.926

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 303 - 351

Temperature range (°C): 9.540 - 11.860

Nitrate (umol/L): 30.697 - 35.791

Salinity (PPS): 34.703 - 34.855

Oxygen (ml/l): 0.426 - 0.802

Phosphate (umol/l): 2.409 - 2.709

Silicate (umol/l): 30.469 - 41.926
 
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

Benefits

Importance

fisheries: of no interest
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