Overview

Comprehensive Description

Biology

Benthopelagic (Ref. 58302).
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Distribution

Western Central Pacific: holotype from the Marcus-Necker ridge (Ref. 9869). Central North (Ref. 58302).
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Central Pacific: Marcus-Necker Ridge, Hawaiian Ridge.
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Physical Description

Size

Maximum size: 159 mm SL
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Max. size

15.9 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 9869))
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

bathypelagic; marine; depth range 500 - 520 m (Ref. 9869)
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Depth: 500 - 520m.
From 500 to 520 meters.

Habitat: bathypelagic.
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

Benefits

Importance

fisheries: of no interest
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Wikipedia

Hoplostethus fedorovi

Hoplostethus fedorovi, is a small deep-sea fish species belonging to the slimehead family (Trachichthyidae).

Distribution[edit]

It is found in the Western Central Pacific (a holotype from the Marcus-Necker ridge).[2][3]

Environment[edit]

The Hoplostethus fedorovi is recorded to be found within a marine environment within a bathypelagic or benthypelagic depth range.[4] [5] This species is occupied in the depth range of about 500 - 520 meters. They are commonly known to be a deep water species.[3] [6] [7]

Size[edit]

The Hoplostethus fedorovi was can reach the maximum recorded length of about 15.9 centimeters or about 6.25 inches as an unsexed male. [3]

Classification[edit]

The taxonomic classification of the Hoplostethus fedorovi is as follows:

Threats[edit]

The Hoplostethus fedorovi serves as n othreat to humans. They are recorded to be a harmless species. [11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hoplostethus fedorovi - The Taxonomicon
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2006). "Hoplostethus fedorovi " in FishBase. July 2006 version.
  3. ^ a b c "Hoplostethus fedorovi Kotlyar, 1986". Fish Base. Retrieved 6 August 2013. 
  4. ^ "Hoplostethus fedorovi". GeoZoo Fish. Retrieved 6 August 2013. 
  5. ^ "Hoplostethus fedorovi". Encyclopedia of Life. Retrieved 6 August 2013. 
  6. ^ "Hoplostethus fedorovi". The Website of Everything. Retrieved 6 August 2013. 
  7. ^ "WoRMS taxon details Hoplostethus fedorovi Kotlyar, 1986". World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved 6 August 2013. 
  8. ^ "Hoplostethus fedorovi". Retrieved 6 August 2013. 
  9. ^ "Hoplostethus fedorovi Kotlyar, 1986". ITIS Standard Report Page. Retrieved 6 August 2013. 
  10. ^ "Hoplostethus fedorovi Kotlyar 1986". Fish Wise. Retrieved 6 August 2013. 
  11. ^ "D I S C O V E R L I F E". Discover Life. Retrieved 6 August 2013. 
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