Overview

Comprehensive Description

Biology

Bathypelagic (Ref. 58426). Feeds on polychaete worms, copepods, amphipods, isopods and mysids (Ref. 6187). Minimum depth from Ref. 58018.
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Distribution

Atlantic: known from both sides of the North Atlantic (Western North Atlantic on the continental slope and rise from Nova Scotia to Cape Hatteras, NC.) and the southeastern Atlantic
  • North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
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Atlantic Ocean: both sides of the North Atlantic and from the southeast Atlantic. Also known from the southern Indian Ocean.
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Atlantic, southern Indian Ocean.
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Physical Description

Size

Maximum size: 450 mm TL
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Max. size

45.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 26340))
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Diagnostic Description

Narrow band of pointed teeth in the premaxillae. Head scaled except for gular and branchiostegal membranes. Body scales either plain or armed with slightly divergent rows of small spinules (Ref. 37108).
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Ecology

Habitat

Known from seamounts and knolls
  • Stocks, K. 2009. Seamounts Online: an online information system for seamount biology. Version 2009-1. World Wide Web electronic publication.
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nektonic
  • North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
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depth range 903 - 5610 m
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Environment

bathydemersal; marine; depth range 384 - 5610 m (Ref. 11953)
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Depth range based on 87 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 72 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 903 - 4004.5
  Temperature range (°C): 2.273 - 4.892
  Nitrate (umol/L): 16.616 - 33.499
  Salinity (PPS): 34.621 - 35.076
  Oxygen (ml/l): 4.031 - 6.337
  Phosphate (umol/l): 1.082 - 2.380
  Silicate (umol/l): 11.708 - 93.865

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 903 - 4004.5

Temperature range (°C): 2.273 - 4.892

Nitrate (umol/L): 16.616 - 33.499

Salinity (PPS): 34.621 - 35.076

Oxygen (ml/l): 4.031 - 6.337

Phosphate (umol/l): 1.082 - 2.380

Silicate (umol/l): 11.708 - 93.865
 
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Depth: 903 - 5610m.
From 903 to 5610 meters.

Habitat: benthopelagic.
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Trophic Strategy

Bathypelagic (Ref. 58426). Feeds on polychaete worms, copepods, amphipods, isopods and mysids.
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Life History and Behavior

Behavior

Diet

Feeds on polychaete worms, copepods, amphipods, isopods and mysids
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage: Coryphaenoides carapinus

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 5
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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