Overview

Comprehensive Description

Color: Light brown with pinkish hues. Border of fins darker.
  • ANDERSON M.E. & H. BLUHM (1996) Trans. R. Soc. Afr. 51: 219-227.

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Benthic, in areas with active smokers, swimming in sea water 5-20°C, away from rocks and along smokers near crowds of shrimps Rimicaris exoculata and Chorocaris chacei. Carnivorous, feeding on hydrothermal vent shrimps.
  • ANDERSON M.E. & H. BLUHM (1996) Trans. R. Soc. Afr. 51: 219-227.

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Distribution

Mid-Atlantic Ridge.
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Atlantic Ocean: mid-Atlantic ridge.
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Mid-Atlantic Ridge: Snake Pit and TAG. Depth range: 3500-3700 m.
  • ANDERSON M.E. & H. BLUHM (1996) Trans. R. Soc. Afr. 51: 219-227.

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Physical Description

Morphology

Eelpout shaped. Pelvic fin rays 2. Mediolateral lateral line only, originating just behind posterior-most postorbital pore. Scales absent on nape. Dorsal fin rays 105-107. Anal fin rays 86-89. Total vertebrae 113-114. Dorsal fin origin associated with vertebrae 7-8.
  • ANDERSON M.E. & H. BLUHM (1996) Trans. R. Soc. Afr. 51: 219-227.

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Size

Max. size

38.8 cm TL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 34560))
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Up to 388 mm total length.
  • ANDERSON M.E. & H. BLUHM (1996) Trans. R. Soc. Afr. 51: 219-227.

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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

bathydemersal; marine; depth range 3480 - 3480 m (Ref. 58018)
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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): 3050 - 3650
  Temperature range (°C): 2.588 - 2.889
  Nitrate (umol/L): 21.028 - 21.953
  Salinity (PPS): 34.924 - 34.944
  Oxygen (ml/l): 5.734 - 5.742
  Phosphate (umol/l): 1.396 - 1.496
  Silicate (umol/l): 34.435 - 40.606

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 3050 - 3650

Temperature range (°C): 2.588 - 2.889

Nitrate (umol/L): 21.028 - 21.953

Salinity (PPS): 34.924 - 34.944

Oxygen (ml/l): 5.734 - 5.742

Phosphate (umol/l): 1.396 - 1.496

Silicate (umol/l): 34.435 - 40.606
 
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Barcode data: Pachycara thermophilum

The following is a representative barcode sequence, the centroid of all available sequences for this species.


There are 13 barcode sequences available from BOLD and GenBank.  Below is a sequence of the barcode region Cytochrome oxidase subunit 1 (COI or COX1) from a member of the species.  See the BOLD taxonomy browser for more complete information about this specimen and other sequences.

CTTTATCTAGTATTTGGTGCCTGAGCCGGAATAGTGGGCACAGCTCTA---AGCCTCCTCATTCGAGCGGAACTAAGCCAACCCGGTGCCCTCCTGGGGGAC---GACCAAATTTATAATGTCCTTGTTACAGCGCATGCGTTCGTAATAATTTTCTTTATAGTAATACCAATTATGATCGGGGGTTTTGGAAACTGGCTTGTACCCTTGATA---ATCGGGGCCCCGGACATAGCATTTCCCCGAATAAACAACATGAGCTTTTGACTCCTCCCCCCATCCCTACTCCTCCTCCTTGCTTCTTCGGGGGTAGAGGCAGGCGCTGGGACAGGATGAACAGTCTACCCCCCTCTCTCTGGTAACTTAGCCCACGCAGGGGCCTCCGTTGATCTA---ACAATCTTCTCCCTTCACTTAGCAGGGATCTCTTCAATCCTCGGGGCAATTAATTTCATTACAACCATCATTAACATGAAGCCCCCTGCGATCTCTCAGTACCAGACGCCCCTCTTCGTCTGATCAGTGCTTATCACGGCGGTCCTGCTCCTCCTCTCTCTCCCCGTCCTCGCAGCC---GGTATTACCATGCTCCTGACAGATCGTAACCTTAACACCACCTTCTTCGACCCCGCCGGGGGAGGGGACCCAATCCTTTACCAACACCTGTTCTGA
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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Pachycara thermophilum

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 13
Specimens with Barcodes: 13
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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