Astronesthes niger

Astronesthes niger Richardson, 1845

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> Stomiiformes (Lightfishes and dragonfishes) > Stomiidae (Barbeled dragonfishes) > Astronesthinae
Etymology: Astronesthes: Greek, astra = ray + Greek, esthes, -es = suit, something used to wrap (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Richardson.

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

; marina batypelagisk; djupintervall - m (Ref. 5951), usually - m (Ref. ).   Deep-water; 0°C - ; 43°N - 36°S

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Atlantic Ocean: through most of the Atlantic, from about 43°N to 36°S, but absent in the west from 5°N to 20°S. Elsewhere, Indian Ocean.

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 16.0 cm SL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 4465)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Taggstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 0; Mjukstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 14-17; Taggstrålar i analfenan 0; Mjukstrålar i analfenan: 12 - 16. Black in color, pale luminous patches on middle of snout and along front of upper jaw (Ref. 3982). Pale luminous patches develop with growth on shoulder and on lower sides between pectoral and pelvic fins below dorsal (Ref. 3982). Body moderately elongate and slender, maxillary teeth comblike. Serial photophores are not broken into small groups (Ref. 37039).

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

An oceanic and mesopelagic species usually found deeper than 500 m during the day. Feeds on midwater fishes and crustaceans. Most common species taken in surface nets at night (Ref. 2802).

Life cycle and mating behavior Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

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Gibbs, R.H. Jr., 1990. Astronesthidae. p. 300-307. 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. 4465)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 05 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): 9.2 - 20.6, mean 14.2 °C (based on 612 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00417 (0.00168 - 0.01037), b=3.04 (2.82 - 3.26), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trofisk nivå (Ref. 69278):  3.8   ±0.62 se; based on food items.
Resiliens (Ref. 120179):  Mellan, lägsta populationsfördubblingstid 1,4-4,4 år (Assuming tmax>3).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (26 of 100) .