Serrivomer sector  Garman, 1899

Sawtooth eel
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Anguilliformes (Eels and morays) > Serrivomeridae (Sawtooth eels)
Etymology: Serrivomer: Latin, serran, serranus, saw + Latin, vomer = ploughshare; in fishes = bone forming the front part of the roof of the mouth (1823) (Ref. 45335);  sector: sector apparently alludes to the manner in which the platelike vomer divides the roof of the mouth into equal parts (Ref. 4525).   More on author: Garman.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; bathypelagic; depth range 0 - 3243 m (Ref. 58018), usually 305 - ? m (Ref. 35595).   Deep-water

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 76.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4525)

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Western Pacific: Japan (Ref. 559). Eastern Pacific: California, USA (Ref. 7182) to Chile (Ref. 9068, 35590).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Meso- and bathypelagic (Ref. 58302). Feeds primarily on crustaceans, and to a lesser extent upon small cephalopods and fishes (Ref. 4525).

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Eschmeyer, W.N., E.S. Herald and H. Hammann, 1983. A field guide to Pacific coast fishes of North America. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, U.S.A. 336 p. (Ref. 2850)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)

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 = 0.5059   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.8   ±0.54 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  Low, minimum population doubling time 4.5 - 14 years (Assuming tmax>10).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate vulnerability (44 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.