Lampris immaculatus  Gilchrist, 1904

Southern opah
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Lampriformes (Velifers, tube-eyes and ribbonfishes) > Lampridae (Opah)
Etymology: Lampris: Greek, lampros = light (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; pelagic-oceanic; depth range 50 - 485 m.   Temperate; 34°S - 69°S

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 110 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 6475); max. published weight: 30.0 kg (Ref. )

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 55-56; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 36 - 40

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Circumglobal in the southern hemisphere between 34°S and the Antarctic Polar Front.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Feeds on krill, squid and fishes.

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Gon, O., 1990. Lampridae. p. 215-217. In O. Gon and P.C. Heemstra (eds.) Fishes of the Southern Ocean. J.L.B. Smith Institute of Ichthyology, Grahamstown, South Africa. (Ref. 5188)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 96402)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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FAO(fisheries: production; publication : search) | FisheriesWiki | Sea Around Us

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 1.0000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01995 (0.00906 - 0.04395), b=3.01 (2.83 - 3.19), based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  4.4   ±0.70 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  High vulnerability (57 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.