Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Aulopiformes
(Grinners) > Ipnopidae
(Deep-sea tripod fishes)
Etymology: Bathypterois: Greek, bathys = deep + Greek, pterois = with wings (Ref. 45335); parini: Named in honor of Nikolay Vasil'evich Parin (Ref. 45719).
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; bathydemersal; depth range 560 - 875 m (Ref. 45719). Deep-water
Eastern Indian Ocean: Mentavay submarine ridge and western slope of Java, Indonesia.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 15.3 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 45719)
Morphology | Morphometrics
soft rays: 9;
Vertebrae: 53 - 55. Cycloid, unarmed with spines and easily deciduous scales; well-developed adipose fin; 11-12 rays in lower portion of the pectoral fin; deep caudal peduncle (9.5-10.6% SL); large distance between pelvic and anal fins (24.4-26.1%) (Ref. 45719).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Shcherbachev, Y.N. and K.D. Sulak, 1988. A new species of the genus Bathypterois (Fam. Chlorophthalmidae) from the eastern part of the Indian Ocean. J. Ichthyol. 28(2):120-123. (Ref. 45719)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES (Ref. 115941)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates of some properties based on models
Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969
): 1.5 - 5.5, mean 2.3 (based on 9 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01000 (0.00244 - 0.04107), b=3.04 (2.81 - 3.27), in cm Total Length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.4 ±0.4 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278
): Low, minimum population doubling time 4.5 - 14 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Moderate vulnerability (45 of 100) .