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Platyberyx opalescens  Zugmayer, 1911

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Portugal country information

Common names: [No common name]
Occurrence: native
Salinity: marine
Abundance: | Ref:
Importance: | Ref:
Aquaculture: | Ref:
Regulations: | Ref:
Uses: no uses
Comments: Type locality: Off Portugal, 36°06'N, 9°W, sta. 3039, 0-3660 m (Ref. 26282).
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: Stevenson, D.E. and C.P. Kenaley, 2013
National Database: Portuguese Freshwater Fishes

Classification / Names

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Caristiidae (Manefishes)
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL

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Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 8.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 94277); 11.5 cm SL (female)

Environment

Marine; bathypelagic; depth range 1 - 2000 m (Ref. 94277)

Climate / Range

Subtropical; 55°N - 27°S (Ref. 94277)

Distribution

Eastern Atlantic.
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Short description

Dorsal soft rays (total): 27-29; Anal soft rays: 17 - 19; Vertebrae: 32 - 34. This species is distinguished by the following characters: differs from P. paucus by having greater number of dorsal-fin rays (27-29 vs. 24-25), anal-fin rays (17-19 vs. 15-16), pectoral-fin rays (17-20 vs. 16-17), and vertebrae (32-34 vs. 31); from P. andriashevi by having fewer dorsal-fin rays (27-29 vs. 31-37), anal-fin rays (17-19 vs. 19-22), and vertebrae (32-34 vs. 36-39); and from both species by caudal-fin morphology (ventral caudal spur absent, procurrent rays cylindrical vs. ventral caudal spur present, procurrent rays flattened, bladelike); differs from P. rhyton and P. mauli by morphometrics, including a deeper body (52-64% vs. 45-52% SL), longer head length (>38% vs. <34% SL), longer prepectoral length (>39% vs. <36% SL), and smaller mouth (upper jaw extending approximately to mid-orbit vs. posterior margin of orbit); differs from P. pietschi by caudal-fin morphology (ventral caudal spur absent, procurrent rays cylindrical vs. ventral caudal spur present, procurrent rays flattened, bladelike) and gill-raker morphology (bristles on gill rakers small and uniform vs. small bristles and large spikes on rakers) (Ref. 94277).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Max. length of a photo (Rógvi Mouritsen, pers. comm., 2003).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

Threat to humans

  Harmless



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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805)
PD50 = 0.5156 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)

Vulnerability (Ref. 59153)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown