Overview

Distribution

Southern Ocean: Scotia Sea. Also known from the southwest Atlantic and southeast Pacific.
  • Gon, O. 1990 Bathylagidae. p. 107-110. In O. Gon and P.C. Heemstra (eds.) Fishes of the Southern Ocean. J.L.B. Smith Institute of Ichthyology, Grahamstown, South Africa. 462 p. (Ref. 5002)
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Physical Description

Size

Max. size

21.7 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 5002))
  • Gon, O. 1990 Bathylagidae. p. 107-110. In O. Gon and P.C. Heemstra (eds.) Fishes of the Southern Ocean. J.L.B. Smith Institute of Ichthyology, Grahamstown, South Africa. 462 p. (Ref. 5002)
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

bathypelagic; marine; depth range 0 - 2800 m (Ref. 58018)
  • Bogutskaya, N.G. 2007 Preliminary assignment of coordinates to type localities in the Catalog of Fishes. Unpublished dbf file. (Ref. 58018)
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Depth range based on 2 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 2 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 0 - 2749.5
  Temperature range (°C): -0.265 - 2.308
  Nitrate (umol/L): 25.914 - 33.052
  Salinity (PPS): 33.795 - 34.659
  Oxygen (ml/l): 5.370 - 7.704
  Phosphate (umol/l): 1.754 - 2.325
  Silicate (umol/l): 12.930 - 126.953

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 0 - 2749.5

Temperature range (°C): -0.265 - 2.308

Nitrate (umol/L): 25.914 - 33.052

Salinity (PPS): 33.795 - 34.659

Oxygen (ml/l): 5.370 - 7.704

Phosphate (umol/l): 1.754 - 2.325

Silicate (umol/l): 12.930 - 126.953
 
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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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Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

Benefits

Importance

fisheries: of no interest
  • Gon, O. 1990 Bathylagidae. p. 107-110. In O. Gon and P.C. Heemstra (eds.) Fishes of the Southern Ocean. J.L.B. Smith Institute of Ichthyology, Grahamstown, South Africa. 462 p. (Ref. 5002)
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