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Lyconodes argenteus  Gilchrist, 1922

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Gadiformes (Cods) > Merlucciidae (Merluccid hakes) > Merlucciinae
Etymology: Lyconodes: Greek, lykos = wolf + Greek, oides = similar to.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; pelagic-oceanic.   Subtropical

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 4.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 6605)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 110; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 94. Darker above, pale below (Ref. 6605).

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Southeast Atlantic: known from one specimen taken off the Cape of Good Hope, South Africa.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Pelagic juvenile phase (Ref. 58452).

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

Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Cohen, D.M., 1986. Merlucciidae. p. 324-326. In M.M. Smith and P.C. Heemstra (eds.) Smiths' sea fishes. Springer-Verlag, Berlin. (Ref. 6605)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 96402)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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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=0.00468 (0.00218 - 0.01003), b=3.07 (2.89 - 3.25), based on LWR estimates for this Subfamily-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.3   ±0.6 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Very high.