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Bathytroctes microlepis  Günther, 1878

Smallscale smooth-head
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Portugal country information

Common names: Smallscale smooth-head
Occurrence: native
Salinity: marine
Abundance: | Ref:
Importance: | Ref:
Aquaculture: | Ref:
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Uses: no uses
Comments:
National Checklist: Portugal
Country Information: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/resources/the-world-factbook/geos/po.html
National Fisheries Authority:
Occurrences: Occurrences Point map
Main Ref: Markle, D.F. and J.-C. Quéro, 1984
National Database: Portuguese Freshwater Fishes

Classification / Names

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Osmeriformes (Smelts) > Alepocephalidae (Slickheads)
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL

Common names from other countries

Main reference

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 32.3 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4460)

Environment

Marine; bathypelagic; depth range 0 - 4900 m (Ref. 58018), usually ? - 1800 m (Ref. 4460)

Climate / Range

Deep-water; 54°N - 22°S, 91°W - 95°E (Ref. 57321)

Distribution

Eastern Atlantic: off southwestern Ireland, Bay of Biscay southward to Namibia including Azores and Madeira Islands. Elsewhere, western Atlantic, South China Sea, southeast Pacific and in tropical waters of the eastern Indian Ocean.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Short description

Cheeks or the upper part of the operculum without scales (less than 2 scale rows below the postorbital canal). Transverse scale rows at least ten more than the lateral line (rarely less than 10) (Ref. 34286).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

Threat to humans

  Harmless



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Internet sources

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805)
PD50 = 0.5005 many relatives (e.g. carps) 0.5 - 2.0 few relatives (e.g. lungfishes)

Trophic Level (Ref. 69278)
3.5   ±0.5 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives

Resilience (Ref. 69278)
Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.)

Vulnerability (Ref. 59153)
Moderate to high vulnerability (46 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown