Ceratias uranoscopus, Stargazing seadevil

Ceratias uranoscopus Murray, 1877

Stargazing seadevil
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Classification / Names Nomi Comuni | Sinonimi | Catalog of Fishes(Genere, Specie) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

> Lophiiformes (Anglerfishes) > Ceratiidae (Warty Seadevils)
Etymology: Ceratias: Greek, keras = horn or horned, refers to the lure projecting from the snout (Ref. 86949).

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecologia

; marino batipelagico; distribuzione batimetrica - 2091 m (Ref. 26165), usually 500 - 1000 m (Ref. 58302).   Deep-water; 0°C -

Distribuzione Stati | Aree FAO | Ecosystems | Presenze | Point map | Introduzioni | Faunafri

Circumglobal: In tropical waters. Western to eastern Central Atlantic. Deep sea (Ref. 4494). Reported from Indian and Pacific oceans (Ref. 58302).

Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 24.0 cm SL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 4494)

Short description Morfologia | Morfometria

Characterized by female having simple esca, without distal escal appendages, illicium length 14.0 to 28.8% SL, invariably absent vomerine teeth; escal bulb usually darkly pigmented except distal tip, distal portion oval shaped, proximal portion tapering into stem of illicium; bulb without elevation of small pigment spot surrounding escal pore (Ref. 086949).

Biologia     Glossario (es. epibenthic)

Also mesopelagic (Ref. 4494).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturità | Riproduzione | Deposizione | Uova | Fecundity | Larve

Main reference Upload your references | Bibliografia | Coordinatore | Collaboratori

Bertelsen, E., 1990. Ceratiidae. p. 510-512. 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. 4494)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 09 May 2013

CITES

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 4.2 - 11.4, mean 6.6 °C (based on 1170 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.6875   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01000 (0.00244 - 0.04107), b=3.04 (2.81 - 3.27), in cm total length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic level (Ref. 69278):  3.3   ±0.41 se; based on food items.
Resilienza
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (19 of 100) .