Overview

Distribution

Eastern Atlantic: 24°N 20°W (near Mauritania). Western Atlantic: USA to Cuba.
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Atlantic.
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Physical Description

Morphology

Dorsal soft rays (total): 13; Analsoft rays: 17
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Size

Maximum size: 238 mm SL
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Max. size

15.3 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 37473))
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Diagnostic Description

Body moderately elongate and slender, short, blunt, non protrusible snout. Chin barbel expanded and pigmented distal section. Black in color, barbel lightly to darkly pigmented (Ref. 37039).
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

bathypelagic; marine
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Depth range based on 41 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 27 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 73 - 2000
  Temperature range (°C): 3.719 - 24.932
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.935 - 34.243
  Salinity (PPS): 34.582 - 36.601
  Oxygen (ml/l): 1.409 - 5.783
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.058 - 2.345
  Silicate (umol/l): 0.892 - 30.787

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 73 - 2000

Temperature range (°C): 3.719 - 24.932

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.935 - 34.243

Salinity (PPS): 34.582 - 36.601

Oxygen (ml/l): 1.409 - 5.783

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.058 - 2.345

Silicate (umol/l): 0.892 - 30.787
 
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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