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Childish Pearleye

Benthalbella infans Zugmayer 1911

Life Cycle

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Also Ref. 103751.
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Cristina V. Garilao
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Migration

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Oceanodromous. Migrating within oceans typically between spawning and different feeding areas, as tunas do. Migrations should be cyclical and predictable and cover more than 100 km.
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Pascualita Sa-a
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Morphology

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Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 0; Analspines: 0; Analsoft rays: 20 - 25
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Threats

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Least Concern (LC)
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Trophic Strategy

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Oceanic, mesopelagic or bathypelagic species (Ref. 6601). Most adults have been taken in hauls to depths considerably in excess of 500 m (Ref. 10755). Adults prey on other midwater fishes (Ref. 6691).
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Biology

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Oceanic, mesopelagic or bathypelagic species (Ref. 6601, 58302). Most adults have been taken in hauls to depths considerably in excess of 500 m (Ref. 10755). Adults prey on other midwater fishes (Ref. 6691).
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Importance

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fisheries: of no interest
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Diet

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Distribution

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Atlantic, Indian and Pacific: in tropical and subtropical waters as far north as 42.28°N
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Habitat

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oceanic, mesopelagic or bathypelagic species
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Habitat

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