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Overview

Distribution

Indo-Pacific: occurs in tropical and subtropical waters. South China Sea (Ref.74511).
  • Masuda, H., K. Amaoka, C. Araga, T. Uyeno and T. Yoshino 1984 The fishes of the Japanese Archipelago. Vol. 1. Tokai University Press, Tokyo, Japan. 437 p. (text). (Ref. 559)
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Indo-West Pacific.
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Physical Description

Morphology

Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 15 - 20; Analspines: 0; Analsoft rays: 18 - 26
  • Gibbs, R.H. Jr. 1986 Stomiidae. p. 229-230. In M.M. Smith and P.C. Heemstra (eds.) Smiths' sea fishes. Springer-Verlag, Berlin. (Ref. 3980)
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Size

Maximum size: 180 mm TL
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Max. size

18.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 3980))
  • Gibbs, R.H. Jr. 1986 Stomiidae. p. 229-230. In M.M. Smith and P.C. Heemstra (eds.) Smiths' sea fishes. Springer-Verlag, Berlin. (Ref. 3980)
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Diagnostic Description

Body iridescent silver in color (Ref. 3980).
  • Gibbs, R.H. Jr. 1986 Stomiidae. p. 229-230. In M.M. Smith and P.C. Heemstra (eds.) Smiths' sea fishes. Springer-Verlag, Berlin. (Ref. 3980)
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

bathypelagic; marine; depth range 640 - 730 m (Ref. 3980)
  • Gibbs, R.H. Jr. 1986 Stomiidae. p. 229-230. In M.M. Smith and P.C. Heemstra (eds.) Smiths' sea fishes. Springer-Verlag, Berlin. (Ref. 3980)
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Depth range based on 11 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 6 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 300 - 3050
  Temperature range (°C): 1.823 - 12.751
  Nitrate (umol/L): 13.010 - 32.128
  Salinity (PPS): 34.419 - 35.022
  Oxygen (ml/l): 1.970 - 4.875
  Phosphate (umol/l): 1.009 - 2.181
  Silicate (umol/l): 8.292 - 141.240

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 300 - 3050

Temperature range (°C): 1.823 - 12.751

Nitrate (umol/L): 13.010 - 32.128

Salinity (PPS): 34.419 - 35.022

Oxygen (ml/l): 1.970 - 4.875

Phosphate (umol/l): 1.009 - 2.181

Silicate (umol/l): 8.292 - 141.240
 
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Depth: 640 - 730m.
From 640 to 730 meters.

Habitat: bathypelagic.
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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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