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Lasiognathus waltoni  Nolan Rosenblatt, 1975,,

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Lophiiformes (Anglerfishes) > Thaumatichthyidae (Wolftrap anglers (Ref. 7463), Wolftrap Seadevils (Ref. 86949))
Etymology: Lasiognathus: Greek, 'lasios' = hairy or wooly + Greek, 'gnathos' = jaw (with reference to the huge number of long teeth of the upper jaw) ( Ref. 86949)..   More on author: Rosenblatt.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; bathypelagic; depth range 0 - 1350 m (Ref. 27827).   Deep-water

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 9.4 cm SL (female)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal soft rays (total): 6-7; Anal soft rays: 4 - 5. Escal bulb with a membranous anterior crest. Distal escal appendage an elongate, cylindrical stalk, flattened and expanded distally, bearing slender filaments on periphery, without elongate prolongation emerging from bases of escal hooks. Posterior escal appendage broad, laterally compressed (Ref 27827). Length of illicium 38%SL; anterior crest of escal bulb with rounded outer margin and broad base; posterior escal appendage a compressed flange 2.1% SL in length, with irregularly rounded edge and broad base, emerging from below escal pore (Ref. 86949).

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions | Faunafri

Eastern Central Pacific.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Feeds mainly on fish and occasionally on invertebrates (copepods) (Ref. 27828).

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Bertelsen, E. and T.W. Pietsch, 1996. Revision of the ceratioid anglerfish genus Lasiognathus (Lophiiformes: Thaumatichthyidae), with the description of a new species. Copeia 1996(2):401-409.

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on empirical models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5352   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.02000 (0.00908 - 0.04406), b=3.01 (2.83 - 3.19), based on all LWR estimates for this BS (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.8   ±0.56 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.