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Guentherus katoi  Senou, Kuwayama & Hirate, 2008

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Ateleopodiformes (Jellynose fishes) > Ateleopodidae (Jellynose fishes)
Etymology: Guentherus: From Albert Günther (1830-1914), author of fifty volumes about fishes life in the British Museum (Ref. 45335);  katoi: Named for Mr. Tatsuya Kato who collected the holotype.

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

Marine; bathydemersal; depth range 319 - 612 m (Ref. 75203).   Temperate; 35°N - 26°N, 126°E - 138°E (Ref. 75203)

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Northwest Pacific: Japan.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 69.4 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 75203)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

This species is characterized by the following: absence of lateral line and scales on body; head length 25.6-26.0% SL; orbit diameter 5.2-6.0% SL; upper jaw length 11.7-13.0% SL; dorsal fin length 20.9-23.9% SL; numerous dark brown spots on body; lanceolate and white tips of first and third free rays of pelvic fins (Ref. 75203).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Moore, Jon A. | Collaborators

Senou, H., S. Kuwayama and K. Hirate, 2008. A new species of the genus Guentherus (Ateleopodiformes: Ateleopodidae) from Japan. Bull. Natl. Mus. Nat. Sci. Ser. A. (Suppl. 2):13-19. (Ref. 75203)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.7502   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01122 (0.00514 - 0.02450), b=3.04 (2.87 - 3.21), in cm Total Length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  4.1   ±0.7 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate to high vulnerability (49 of 100) .