Overview

Comprehensive Description

Biology

A tropical, mesopelagic fish.
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Distribution

Indo-West Pacific. South China Sea (Ref.74511). South China Sea (Ref.74511).
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Indo-West Pacific.
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Physical Description

Size

Max. size

1.2 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 44036))
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Type Information

Type for Bolinichthys pyrsobolus
Catalog Number: USNM 92312
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Year Collected: 1909
Locality: Northern Mindanao and vicinity: Camp Overton Lt., Iligan Bay (Mindanao), S.1 degree E., 8.6 miles., Mindanao, Lanao Del Norte, Philippines, Philippine Archipelago, Iligan Bay, Pacific
Depth (m): 777 to 777
Vessel: Albatross
  • Type: Fowler, H. W. 1934. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. 85: 284, fig. 44.
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Paratype for Bolinichthys pyrsobolus
Catalog Number: USNM 122359
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Year Collected: 1909
Locality: P.I., Mindanao, Camp Overton, Iligan Bay, Mindanao, Philippines, Pacific
Vessel: Albatross
  • Paratype: Fowler, H. W. 1934. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. 85: 284, fig. 44.
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

pelagic-oceanic; marine; depth range ? - 778 m (Ref. 280)
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Depth range based on 1 specimen in 1 taxon.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 777 - 777
 
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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