Poecilopsetta beanii, Deepwater dab

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Poecilopsetta beanii (Goode 1881)

Deepwater dab
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Actinopteri (ray-finned fishes) > Pleuronectiformes (Flatfishes) > Poecilopsettidae (Bigeye flounders)
Etymology: Poecilopsetta: Greek, poikilos = with a lot of colours + Greek, psetta = grouper (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Goode.

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

Marine; bathydemersal; depth range 155 - 1636 m (Ref. 57192), usually 200 - ? m (Ref. 57192).   Deep-water; 45°N - 8°S, 98°W - 33°W

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Western Atlantic: New England, USA south through the Gulf of Mexico to Campeche, Mexico; off the Central American coast to northern Colombia and northern Brazil; Cuba and St. Kitts.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 10.7 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 36347); 9.9 cm SL (female)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Head small, compressed (19.1-20.1% SL).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found along the outer continental shelf and slope (Ref. 57192).

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Munroe, T.A., 2003. Poecilopsettidae. Righteye flounders. p. 1922-1924. In K.E. Carpenter (ed.) FAO species identification guide for fishery purposes. The living marine resources of the Western Central Atlantic. Vol. 3: Bony fishes part 2 (Opistognathidae to Molidae), sea turtles and marine mammals. (Ref. 57192)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 12 October 2018

CITES (Ref. 123416)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Fisheries: of no interest
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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 6.2 - 19, mean 11.4 °C (based on 253 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01995 (0.00906 - 0.04395), b=3.01 (2.83 - 3.19), in cm total length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic level (Ref. 69278):  3.4   ±0.4 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 120179):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .