Bufoceratias shaoi

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Bufoceratias shaoi Pietsch, Ho & Chen, 2004

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> Lophiiformes (Anglerfishes) > Diceratiidae (Double anglers (Ref. 07463) or Doublespine Seadevils (Ref. 86949))
Etymology: Bufoceratias: Latin, bufo or bufonis = toad + Greek, keras or keratos = horn, horned (referring to the hornlike lure projecting from the head) (Ref. 86949);  shaoi: Named in honor of Dr. Shao Kwang-Tsao, Research Fellow of the Institute of Zoology, Academic Sinica, Taiwan, Republic of China, in recognition of his many contributions to fishery science and ichthyology of Taiwan (Ref. 51070)

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

; marino batipelgico; rango de profundidad - 1200 m (Ref. 51070), usually - m (Ref. ).   Deep-water; 0°C -

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Western Indian Ocean: Mozambique Channel. Western Pacific: off the northeast coast of Taiwan.

Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 10.1 cm SL (female)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

Radios blandos dorsales (total): 5-6; Radios blandos anales: 4. Metamorphosed females differs from Bufoceratias wedli and Bufoceratias thele in having a considerably shorter illicium (25-40% standard length versus 83-225% standard length) and a much larger and more complex esca (Ref. 51070).

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

Males and larvae unknown (Ref. 51070). Minimum depth from Ref. 58018.

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

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Pietsch, T.W., H.-C. Ho and H.-M. Chen, 2004. Revision of the deep-sea anglerfish genus Bufoceratias Whitley (Lophiiformes: Ceratioidei: Diceratiidae), with description of a new species from the Indo-West Pacific Ocean. Copeia 2004(1):98-107. (Ref. 51070)

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): 9.3 - 18.3, mean 13.3 °C (based on 110 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.6406   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01995 (0.00906 - 0.04395), b=3.01 (2.83 - 3.19), in cm total length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  3.8   ±0.6 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resiliencia
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .