Lophotus lacepede, Crested oarfish

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Lophotus lacepede Giorna, 1809

Crested oarfish
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Classification / Names Nombres comunes | Sinónimos | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterígios (peces con aletas radiadas) > Lampriformes (Velifers, tube-eyes and ribbonfishes) > Lophotidae (Crestfishes)
Etymology: Lophotus: Greek, lophos = crest (Ref. 45335).

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

; marino batipelgico; oceanodromo (Ref. 51243); rango de profundidad 0 - 92 m (Ref. 36608).   Deep-water; 51°N - 45°S, 130°W - 158°E

Distribución Países | Áreas FAO | Ecosistemas | Ocurrencias, apariciones | Point map | Introducciones | Faunafri

Nearly worldwide in warmer seas. Western Atlantic: Florida in USA to Brazil (Ref. 7251). Eastern Atlantic: western Mediterranean, off Portugal, Madeira and off Canary Islands; also South Africa (Ref. 4165). Western Indian Ocean: recently recorded from Reunion (Ref. 53568). Eastern Pacific: southern California, USA (Ref. 6740). Also reported from Australia (Ref. 9563).

Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 200 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 4165); common length : 100.0 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 3397)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

Espinas dorsales (total): 0; Radios blandos dorsales (total): 206-263; Espinas anales 0; Radios blandos anales: 5 - 20; Vértebra: 124 - 153. Head and body silvery in color and possibly with silvery spots; fins red (Ref. 4165).

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

A rare (Ref. 4165), oceanic, mesopelagic species. Occasionally stranded in shallow water (Ref. 9563). Capable of discharging a black ink from an ink-sac in the cloaca when alarmed. Adults feed on fishes (anchovies) and squids (Ref. 6740). Oviparous, with planktonic eggs and larvae (Ref. 36608). Found in stomachs of tunas (Ref. 2850).

Life cycle and mating behavior Madurez | Reproducción | Puesta | Huevos | Fecundidad | Larva

Oviparous (Ref. 36608).

Main reference Upload your references | Referencias | Coordinador | Colaboradores

Palmer, G., 1986. Lophotidae. p. 734-735. In P.J.P. Whitehead, M.-L. Bauchot, J.-C. Hureau, J. Nielsen and E. Tortonese (eds.) Fishes of the north-eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean. UNESCO, Paris. Vol. 2. (Ref. 6740)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 10 July 2014

CITES (Ref. 118484)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Madurez
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Morfología
Larva
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heritabilidad
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Fuentes de Internet

Aquatic Commons | BHL | Cloffa | Websites from users | Check FishWatcher | CISTI | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | DiscoverLife | ECOTOX | Faunafri | Fishtrace | GenBank(genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | IGFA World Record | MitoFish | Bases de datos nacionales | Otolith Atlas of Taiwan Fishes | PubMed | Reef Life Survey | Árbol de la vida | Wikipedia(Go, búsqueda) | World Records Freshwater Fishing | Zoobank | Expediente Zoológico

Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 15.2 - 26.9, mean 22.1 °C (based on 1116 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.6875   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00389 (0.00180 - 0.00842), b=3.12 (2.94 - 3.30), in cm total length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  4.5   ±0.67 se; based on food items.
Resiliencia (Ref. 120179):  Muy bajo, población duplicada en un tiempo mínimo superior a 14 años ().
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Very high vulnerability (82 of 100) .