Overview

Distribution

Western Indian Ocean: Gulf Of Aden, Gulf of Oman, Arabian and Maldive areas.
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Western Indian Ocean.
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Physical Description

Morphology

Dorsal spines (total): 6; Analspines: 1112
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Size

Maximum size: 185 mm ---
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Max. size

19.5 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 58109))
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

bathypelagic; marine; depth range 400 - 2500 m (Ref. 26165)
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Depth range based on 9 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 8 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 55 - 2500
  Temperature range (°C): 2.159 - 15.313
  Nitrate (umol/L): 25.064 - 37.708
  Salinity (PPS): 34.772 - 35.628
  Oxygen (ml/l): 0.196 - 2.865
  Phosphate (umol/l): 2.047 - 2.864
  Silicate (umol/l): 27.709 - 138.495

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 55 - 2500

Temperature range (°C): 2.159 - 15.313

Nitrate (umol/L): 25.064 - 37.708

Salinity (PPS): 34.772 - 35.628

Oxygen (ml/l): 0.196 - 2.865

Phosphate (umol/l): 2.047 - 2.864

Silicate (umol/l): 27.709 - 138.495
 
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Depth: 400 - 2500m.
From 400 to 2500 meters.

Habitat: bathypelagic.
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Conservation

Threats

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