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Centriscops humerosus  (Richardson, 1846)

Banded yellowfish
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Syngnathiformes (Pipefishes and seahorses) > Centriscidae (Snipefishes and shrimpfishes) > Macroramphosinae
Etymology: Centriscops: Greek, kentris, -idos = sting + Greek, ops = appearance (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; bathydemersal; depth range 35 - 1000 m (Ref. 9563), usually 400 - 750 m (Ref. 9563).   Deep-water; - 55°S (Ref. 57469)

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 30.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 57469)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 16-18; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 17 - 21. Orange in color with 6 oblique dark red to blue bands (Ref. 5382). Four well-developed plates on body in a line behind eye (Ref. 57469).

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Circumglobal in southern temperate waters. Southeast Atlantic: South Africa, from Cape Columbine to False Bay; also reported from Tristan da Cunha and Gough Island (Ref. 11228). Southwest Atlantic: Argentina. Southwest Pacific: Australia and New Zealand (Ref. 5755).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occur on the continental shelf and slope (Ref. 9563; 7300). Feed on benthic invertebrates (Ref. 11228).

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May, J.L. and J.G.H. Maxwell, 1986. Trawl fish from temperate waters of Australia. CSIRO Division of Fisheries Research, Tasmania. 492 p.

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 empirical models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 1.0002   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01445 (0.00605 - 0.03454), b=3.00 (2.79 - 3.21), based on LWR estimates for this Subfamily-BS (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.6   ±0.53 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate vulnerability (44 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.