Lophotus lacepede, Crested oarfish

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Lophotus lacepede Giorna, 1809

Crested oarfish
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Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Lampriformes (Velifers, tube-eyes and ribbonfishes) > Lophotidae (Crestfishes)
Etymology: Lophotus: Greek, lophos = crest (Ref. 45335).

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

; marina batypelagisk; havsvandrande (Ref. 51243); djupintervall 0 - 92 m (Ref. 36608).   Deep-water; 51°N - 45°S, 130°W - 158°E

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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).

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 200 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 4165); common length : 100.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 3397)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Taggstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 0; Mjukstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 206-263; Taggstrålar i analfenan 0; Mjukstrålar i analfenan: 5 - 20; Ryggkotor: 124 - 153. Head and body silvery in color and possibly with silvery spots; fins red (Ref. 4165).

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. 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 Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

Oviparous (Ref. 36608).

Main reference Upload your references | referenser | Koordinator | Medarbetare

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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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).
Trofisk nivå (Ref. 69278):  4.5   ±0.67 se; based on food items.
Resiliens (Ref. 120179):  Mycket låg, lägsta populationsfördubblingstid mer än 14 år ().
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Very high vulnerability (82 of 100) .