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Linophryne coronata  Parr, 1927

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Lophiiformes (Anglerfishes) > Linophrynidae (Leftvents)
Etymology: Linophryne: Greek, 'linon' = flax or anything made of flax such as "cord," "rope," or a "net" + Greek, 'phryne' = "toad" (refers to a toadlike fish that fishes with a net) (Ref. 86949).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; bathypelagic; depth range 0 - 1500 m (Ref. 58018).   Deep-water

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Atlantic Ocean: a single record is known in the eastern Atlantic, also recorded from the northwest Atlantic and off Iceland. Northeast Pacific: known from two records.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 2.6 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 10762); 22.5 cm (female)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal soft rays (total): 3; Anal soft rays: 2 - 3. Metamorphosed females distinguished by the following characteristics: escal bulb with distal prolongation, conical at base and distally more or less deeply bifurcated; short posterior appendage, conical or compressed; absence of additional escal appendage; barbel with long undivided stem and a distal tassel of branches; stem of barbel without filaments or lateral branches; distal tassel more or less distinctly divided into 3-4 basal and 3 terminal branches; juvenile female with concentration of subdermal pigment on caudal peduncle; parasitic males with pointed sphenotic spines (Ref. 86949).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Also mesopelagic (Ref. 10762).

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Bertelsen, E., 1990. Linophrynidae. p. 516-519. In J. C. Quero, J. C. Hureau, C. Karrer, A. Post and L. Saldanha (eds.) Check-list of the fishes of the eastern tropical Atlantic (CLOFETA). JNICT, Lisbon; SEI, Paris; and UNESCO, Paris. Vol. 1. (Ref. 10762)

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

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 1 - 15.2, mean 5.3 (based on 980 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [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), in cm Total Length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.8   ±0.2 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .