Overview

Comprehensive Description

Biology

Meso- and bathypelagic at 40-1500 m (Ref. 58302).
  • Gibbs, R.H. and M.A. Barnett 1990 Melanostomiidae. p. 308-337. In J.C. Quero, J.C. Hureau, C. Karrer, A. Post and L. Saldanha (eds.) Check-list of the fishes of the eastern tropical Atlantic (CLOFETA). JNICT, Lisbon; SEI, Paris; and UNESCO, Paris. Vol. 1. (Ref. 4468)
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Distribution

off Brazil (27°S, 37°W)
  • North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
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Eastern Atlantic: scattered records from Morocco to Mauritania, Cameroon to Gabon. Southwest Atlantic: off Brazil (27°S, 37°W). Also, Indian and Pacific Oceans.
  • Gibbs, R.H. and M.A. Barnett 1990 Melanostomiidae. p. 308-337. In J.C. Quero, J.C. Hureau, C. Karrer, A. Post and L. Saldanha (eds.) Check-list of the fishes of the eastern tropical Atlantic (CLOFETA). JNICT, Lisbon; SEI, Paris; and UNESCO, Paris. Vol. 1. (Ref. 4468)
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Circumglobal, including Hawaiian Islands, except eastern Pacific.
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Physical Description

Morphology

Dorsal soft rays (total): 14 - 16; Analsoft rays: 15 - 16
  • Bigelow, H.B., D.M. Cohen, M.M. Dick, R.H. Gibbs Jr., M. Grey, J.E. Morrow Jr., L.P. Schultz and V. Walters 1964 Fishes of the western North Atlantic. Part four. New Haven, Sears Found. Mar. Res., Yale Univ. (Ref. 37473)
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Size

Maximum size: 122 mm SL
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Max. size

12.2 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 4468))
  • Gibbs, R.H. and M.A. Barnett 1990 Melanostomiidae. p. 308-337. In J.C. Quero, J.C. Hureau, C. Karrer, A. Post and L. Saldanha (eds.) Check-list of the fishes of the eastern tropical Atlantic (CLOFETA). JNICT, Lisbon; SEI, Paris; and UNESCO, Paris. Vol. 1. (Ref. 4468)
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Diagnostic Description

Body long and slender. Mouth large, gape straight (Ref. 37473).
  • Bigelow, H.B., D.M. Cohen, M.M. Dick, R.H. Gibbs Jr., M. Grey, J.E. Morrow Jr., L.P. Schultz and V. Walters 1964 Fishes of the western North Atlantic. Part four. New Haven, Sears Found. Mar. Res., Yale Univ. (Ref. 37473)
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Ecology

Habitat

nektonic
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depth range 100 - 3000 m
  • North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
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Environment

bathypelagic; marine; depth range 100 - 3000 m (Ref. 27000)
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Depth range based on 52 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 31 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 33 - 1463
  Temperature range (°C): 4.439 - 27.360
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.180 - 33.381
  Salinity (PPS): 34.522 - 36.601
  Oxygen (ml/l): 1.395 - 5.468
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.036 - 2.512
  Silicate (umol/l): 0.908 - 62.338

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 33 - 1463

Temperature range (°C): 4.439 - 27.360

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.180 - 33.381

Salinity (PPS): 34.522 - 36.601

Oxygen (ml/l): 1.395 - 5.468

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.036 - 2.512

Silicate (umol/l): 0.908 - 62.338
 
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Depth: 100 - 3000m.
From 100 to 3000 meters.

Habitat: bathypelagic. Mesopelagic species (Ref. 4468).
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Barcode data: Bathophilus pawneei

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


No available public DNA sequences.

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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Bathophilus pawneei

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