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Hydrolagus lusitanicus  Moura, Figueiredo, Bordalo-Machado, Almeida & Gordo, 2005

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Portugal country information

Common names: [No common name]
Occurrence: endemic
Salinity: marine
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Uses: no uses
Comments: From off North Portugal and off Algarve.
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: Moura, T., I. Figueiredo, P. Bordolo-Machado, C. Almeida and L.S. Gordo, 2005
National Database: Portuguese Freshwater Fishes

Classification / Names

Holocephali (chimaeras) > Chimaeriformes (Chimaeras) > Chimaeridae (Shortnose chimaeras or ratfishes)
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL

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Main reference

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 95.4 cm OT male/unsexed; (Ref. 55857); 117.7 cm OT (female)

Environment

Marine; bathypelagic; depth range ? - 1600 m (Ref. 55857)

Climate / Range

Deep-water; 41°N - 36°N, 10°W - 8°W (Ref. 55857)

Distribution

Northeast Atlantic: Portugal.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Short description

Second dorsal fin margin straight; eyes smaller than one third of the head length. Supracaudal fin less deep or equal to subcaudal fin; eye diameter always <5 times in head length. Pectoral fin length from 1-9 to 2-3 times of pectoral fin width.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Nothing is known on the biology of the species. Body uniform rose to light brown with few small irregular light and dark spots; point of snout and region between the eye and the pectoral fin whitish; fins violet blue.

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

Threat to humans

  Harmless (Ref. 55857)



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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805)
PD50 = 0.5000 many relatives (e.g. carps) 0.5 - 2.0 few relatives (e.g. lungfishes)

Trophic Level (Ref. 69278)
3.8   ±0.6 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 (51 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown