Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Lophiiformes
(Anglerfishes) > Lophiidae
Etymology: Lophiodes: Greek, lophos = crest + Greek, suffix oides = similar to (Ref. 45335).
Environment / Climate / Range
Marine; bathydemersal; depth range 347 - 860 m (Ref. 5263). Deep-water; 9°C - 11°C (Ref. 5263); 20°N - 7°N
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 40.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 58471); common length : 23.4 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 5263)
Commonly occurred on dead coral Lophelia pertusa rubble and seemed to prefer this habitat that is deep and difficult to sample probably explains how this species escaped detection (Ref. 58471).
Caruso, J.H., 1983. The systematics and distribution of the lophiid anglerfishes. I. A revision of the genus Lophiodes with the description of two new species. Copeia 1983(3):522-549.
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on empirical models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01107 (-0.17514 - 0.19729), b=3.02 (2.92 - 3.12), based on LWR estimates for this family-BS (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 4.5 ±0.8 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 (49 of 100) .