Overview

Distribution

Western Atlantic: off northeastern and southern Brazil and off Uruguay.
  • Anderson, W.D. Jr. and P.C. Heemstra 1980 Two new species of Western Atlantic Anthias (Pisces: Serranidae), redescription of A. asperilinguis and review of Holanthias martinicensis. Copeia 1980(1):72-87. (Ref. 34841)
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Southwestern Atlantic.
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Physical Description

Morphology

Dorsal soft rays (total): 15 - 16; Analsoft rays: 7
  • Anderson, W.D. Jr. and P.C. Heemstra 1980 Two new species of Western Atlantic Anthias (Pisces: Serranidae), redescription of A. asperilinguis and review of Holanthias martinicensis. Copeia 1980(1):72-87. (Ref. 34841)
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Size

Max. size

28.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 47377))
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Type Information

Paratype for Anthias menezesi Anderson & Heemstra
Catalog Number: USNM 216270
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Year Collected: 1966
Locality: Off Southern Brazil, Brazil, Atlantic
Depth (m): 260 to 260
Vessel: Walther Herwig
  • Paratype: Anderson, W. D. & Heemstra, P. C. 1980. Copeia. 1980 (1): 81.
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Paratype for Anthias menezesi Anderson & Heemstra
Catalog Number: USNM 216271
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Year Collected: 1972
Locality: Off Southern Brazil, Brazil, Atlantic
Depth (m): 215 to 215
Vessel: Prof. W. Besnard
  • Paratype: Anderson, W. D. & Heemstra, P. C. 1980. Copeia. 1980 (1): 81.
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

reef-associated; marine; depth range 160 - 260 m (Ref. 34841)
  • Anderson, W.D. Jr. and P.C. Heemstra 1980 Two new species of Western Atlantic Anthias (Pisces: Serranidae), redescription of A. asperilinguis and review of Holanthias martinicensis. Copeia 1980(1):72-87. (Ref. 34841)
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Depth range based on 7 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 4 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 151 - 400
  Temperature range (°C): 11.452 - 18.274
  Nitrate (umol/L): 3.225 - 15.966
  Salinity (PPS): 34.971 - 36.097
  Oxygen (ml/l): 4.705 - 5.117
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.476 - 0.981
  Silicate (umol/l): 4.481 - 10.022

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 151 - 400

Temperature range (°C): 11.452 - 18.274

Nitrate (umol/L): 3.225 - 15.966

Salinity (PPS): 34.971 - 36.097

Oxygen (ml/l): 4.705 - 5.117

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.476 - 0.981

Silicate (umol/l): 4.481 - 10.022
 
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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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