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Diagnostic Description

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Scales on body in regular but non-overlapping rows, some anguilloid, becoming anguilloid in pattern on belly and flanks in front of anus, top of head from interorbit to nape and sides of head with non-imbricate scales, snout, subocular area and chin and throat naked; ethmoid spine short but strong; gill chamber dark; esophagus dark and intestines and stomach pale; no pyloric caeca; males with posterior opening on swim bladder (Ref. 34024). About 10 broad dark brown bands on body. Dorsal, anal and caudal fin margins blackish. Caudal fin small, posterior margin rounded. Pelvic fins comprising two filamentous rays (Ref. 27363).
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Morphology

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Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 111 - 135; Analspines: 0; Analsoft rays: 93 - 105; Vertebrae: 62 - 66
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Threats

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Not Evaluated
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Biology

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Uncommon species found in coastal waters (Ref. 34024). Oviparous, with oval pelagic eggs floating in a gelatinous mass (Ref. 205).
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Importance

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fisheries: minor commercial; price category: medium; price reliability: very questionable: based on ex-vessel price for species in this family
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Banded cusk-eel

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The banded cusk-eel (Raneya brasiliensis) is a species of cusk-eel found along the southeast coast of South America from southern Brazil to northern Argentina. It occurs at depths of from 40 to 150 metres (130 to 490 ft) and is of minor importance in commercial fisheries. This species grows to a length of 31 centimetres (12 in) TL. It is the only known member of its genus.[1] The generic name honours the American ichthyologist Edward C. Raney (1909-1984) of Cornell University who introduced the describer Charles R. Robins to ichthyology.[2]

References

  1. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2012). "Raneya brasiliensis" in FishBase. June 2012 version.
  2. ^ Christopher Scharpf & Kenneth J. Lazara (21 March 2018). "Order OPHIDIIFORMES: Families CARAPIDAE and OPHIDIIDAE". The ETYFish Project Fish Name Etymology Database. Christopher Scharpf and Kenneth J. Lazara. Retrieved 12 July 2018.
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Banded cusk-eel: Brief Summary

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The banded cusk-eel (Raneya brasiliensis) is a species of cusk-eel found along the southeast coast of South America from southern Brazil to northern Argentina. It occurs at depths of from 40 to 150 metres (130 to 490 ft) and is of minor importance in commercial fisheries. This species grows to a length of 31 centimetres (12 in) TL. It is the only known member of its genus. The generic name honours the American ichthyologist Edward C. Raney (1909-1984) of Cornell University who introduced the describer Charles R. Robins to ichthyology.

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