Melanocetus niger

Melanocetus niger Regan, 1925

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> Lophiiformes (Anglerfishes) > Melanocetidae (Black Seadevils)
Etymology: Melanocetus: Greek, 'melas' or 'melanos' = black + Greek, 'ketos' = any large sea creature, more often referring to a whale (Ref. 86949).  More on author: Regan.

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

; marina batypelagisk; djupintervall 1200 - 2000 m (Ref. 86949), usually - m (Ref. ).   Deep-water; 0°C -

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Eastern Pacific: Chile.

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 11.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 44404)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Mjukstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 14-15; Mjukstrålar i analfenan: 4. Distinguishing characteristics of metamorphosed female: nearly straight anterior margin of vomer; least outside width between frontals 14.3-24.3% SL; upper jaw with 51-87 teeth, lower jaw with 37-57 teeth; vomerine teeth 0-4; length of longest tooth in lower jaw 6.9-10.5% SL; width of pectoral fin lobe 9.1-13.5% SL; width of escal bulb 3.8-5.0% SL; illicium length 29.8-38.8% SL; esca without crest; relatively thick integument (Ref. 86949)

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Specimens captured by open nets fished at maximum depths of 1200-2000m (Ref. 86949).

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

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Pequeño, G., 1989. Peces de Chile. Lista sistematica revisada y comentada. Rev. Biol. Mar., Valparaiso 24(2):1-132. (Ref. 9068)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 11 October 2018

CITES

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 2.2 - 4.4, mean 4.1 °C (based on 135 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5312   [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).
Trofisk nivå (Ref. 69278):  3.7   ±0.6 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resiliens
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .