Eumecichthys fiski, Unicorn crestfish

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Eumecichthys fiski (Günther, 1890)

Unicorn crestfish
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Classification / Names Nombres comunes | Sinónimos | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterígios (peces con aletas radiadas) > Lampriformes (Velifers, tube-eyes and ribbonfishes) > Lophotidae (Crestfishes)
Etymology: Eumecichthys: Greek, eumekes = very larg or long (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Günther.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecología

; marino batipelgico.   Deep-water

Distribución Países | Áreas FAO | Ecosistemas | Ocurrencias, apariciones | Point map | Introducciones | Faunafri

Probably worldwide. Western Atlantic: southeastern Florida in USA. Southeast Atlantic: False Bay, South Africa (Ref. 4165). Northwest Pacific: Japan (Ref. 559). Eastern Central Pacific: Hawaii and Mexico (Ref. 4165). Indian Ocean: India (Ref. 4165).

Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 150 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 7251)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

Espinas dorsales (total): 0; Espinas anales 0; Radios blandos anales: 5 - 9. Head and body silvery in color with 24-60 dark sub vertical bands; dorsal and caudal fins crimson in color (Ref. 4165). Dorsal fin with 310-392 soft rays.

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

A rare (Ref. 4165), mesopelagic species found at 1,000 m depth (Ref. 5213).

Life cycle and mating behavior Madurez | Reproducción | Puesta | Huevos | Fecundidad | Larva

Oviparous (Ref. 36608).

Main reference Upload your references | Referencias | Coordinador | Colaboradores

Heemstra, P.C., 1986. Lophotidae. p. 402-403. In M.M. Smith and P.C. Heemstra (eds.) Smiths' sea fishes. Springer-Verlag, Berlin. (Ref. 4165)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 10 July 2014

CITES (Ref. 118484)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Fuentes de Internet

Aquatic Commons | BHL | Cloffa | Websites from users | Check FishWatcher | CISTI | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | DiscoverLife | ECOTOX | Faunafri | Fishtrace | GenBank(genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | IGFA World Record | MitoFish | Otolith Atlas of Taiwan Fishes | PubMed | Reef Life Survey | Árbol de la vida | Wikipedia(Go, búsqueda) | World Records Freshwater Fishing | Expediente Zoológico

Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 7.7 - 15.1, mean 10.6 (based on 338 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 1.0625   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00115 (0.00043 - 0.00306), b=3.07 (2.84 - 3.30), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  4.1   ±0.6 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resiliencia (Ref. 120179):  Muy bajo, población duplicada en un tiempo mínimo superior a 14 años ().
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Very high vulnerability (80 of 100) .