Overview

Comprehensive Description

Biology

Occurs on the continental shelf and continental slope. Benthic species (Ref. 75154).
  • Kailola, P.J. 1987 The fishes of Papua New Guinea. A revised and annotated checklist. Vol. 1. Myxinidae to Synbranchidae. Research Bulletin No. 41. Department of Fisheries and Marine Resources, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. 194 p.
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Distribution

Western Pacific: southeast Asia and the northern Australia.
  • Allen, G.R. 1997 The marine fishes of tropical Australia and south-east Asia. Western Australian Museum, Perth, Western Australia. 292 p. (Ref. 36661)
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Indo-West Pacific.
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Physical Description

Size

Max. size

7.8 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 5978))
  • Gloerfelt-Tarp, T. and P.J. Kailola 1984 Trawled fishes of southern Indonesia and northwestern Australia. Australian Development Assistance Bureau, Australia, Directorate General of Fishes, Indonesia, and German Agency for Technical Cooperation, Federal Republic of Germany. 407 p. (Ref. 5978)
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Type Information

Paratype for Cyttopsis cypho
Catalog Number: USNM 111728
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Year Collected: 1909
Locality: Lauis Pt. Lt., North 16 Degrees East, 5.6 Miles; Between Cebu and Bohol, Cebu, Philippines, Philippine Archipelago, Pacific
Depth (m): 291 to 291
Vessel: Albatross
  • Paratype: Fowler, H. W. 1934. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. 85.
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Paratype for Cyttopsis cypho
Catalog Number: USNM 111727
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Year Collected: 1909
Locality: Balabac Strait: Cape Melville Lt., S. 85 Degrees E., 16.8 Miles., Philippines, Pacific
Depth (m): 271 to 271
Vessel: Albatross
  • Paratype: Fowler, H. W. 1934. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. 85.
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Paratype for Cyttopsis cypho
Catalog Number: USNM 111724
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Year Collected: 1909
Locality: Camp Overton Lt., S. 61 Deg. E., 5.7 Miles, Northern Mindanao and Vicinity, Mindanao, Philippines, Pacific
Depth (m): 689 to 689
Vessel: Albatross
  • Paratype: Fowler, H. W. 1934. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. 85.
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Paratype for Cyttopsis cypho
Catalog Number: USNM 111726
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Year Collected: 1908
Locality: Gulf of Davao: Dumalag Id. (S.), S. 78 Degrees W., 3.8 Miles., Mindanao, Philippines, Pacific
Depth (m): 247 to 247
Vessel: Albatross
  • Paratype: Fowler, H. W. 1934. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. 85.
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Type for Cyttopsis cypho
Catalog Number: USNM 93140
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Preparation: Radiograph
Year Collected: 1909
Locality: Pt. Tagolo Lt., S. 83 Degrees W., 10.5 Miles; Northern Mindanao and Vicinity, Mindanao, Philippines, Pacific
Depth (m): 309 to 309
Vessel: Albatross
  • Type: Fowler, H. W. 1934. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. 85.
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Paratype for Cyttopsis cypho
Catalog Number: USNM 111725
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Year Collected: 1909
Locality: Pt. Tagolo Lt., S. 71 Degrees W., 8.7 Miles; Northern Mindanao and Vicinity, Mindanao, Philippines, Pacific
Depth (m): 333 to 333
Vessel: Albatross
  • Paratype: Fowler, H. W. 1934. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. 85.
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

benthopelagic; marine
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Depth range based on 9 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 3 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 184 - 689
  Temperature range (°C): 11.918 - 17.017
  Nitrate (umol/L): 13.191 - 19.726
  Salinity (PPS): 34.448 - 34.995
  Oxygen (ml/l): 2.539 - 2.870
  Phosphate (umol/l): 1.213 - 1.914
  Silicate (umol/l): 20.055 - 57.914

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 184 - 689

Temperature range (°C): 11.918 - 17.017

Nitrate (umol/L): 13.191 - 19.726

Salinity (PPS): 34.448 - 34.995

Oxygen (ml/l): 2.539 - 2.870

Phosphate (umol/l): 1.213 - 1.914

Silicate (umol/l): 20.055 - 57.914
 
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage: Cyttopsis cypho

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 2
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
  • IUCN 2006 2006 IUCN red list of threatened species. www.iucnredlist.org. Downloaded July 2006.
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