Overview

Comprehensive Description

Biology

Occurs in deep rocky reefs.
  • Robins, C.R. and G.C. Ray 1986 A field guide to Atlantic coast fishes of North America. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, U.S.A. 354 p. (Ref. 7251)
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Distribution

Western Atlantic: North Carolina to Florida Keys in USA
  • North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
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Western Atlantic: North Carolina to Florida Keys in USA.
  • Robins, C.R. and G.C. Ray 1986 A field guide to Atlantic coast fishes of North America. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, U.S.A. 354 p. (Ref. 7251)
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Western Atlantic.
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Physical Description

Size

Maximum size: 130 mm TL
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Max. size

13.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 7251))
  • Robins, C.R. and G.C. Ray 1986 A field guide to Atlantic coast fishes of North America. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, U.S.A. 354 p. (Ref. 7251)
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Type Information

Paratype for Chorististium eukrines
Catalog Number: USNM 196728
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Year Collected: 1961
Locality: East of Florida, Florida, United States, Atlantic
Depth (m): 50 to 50
Vessel: Silver Bay
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

reef-associated; marine; depth range 30 - 150 m
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Depth range based on 3 specimens in 1 taxon.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 50 - 72.5

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 50 - 72.5
 
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Depth: 30 - 150m.
From 30 to 150 meters.

Habitat: reef-associated.
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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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