Xyelacyba myersi, Gargoyle cusk

Xyelacyba myersi Cohen, 1961

Gargoyle cusk
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Actinopterígios (peces con aletas radiadas) > Ophidiiformes (Cusk eels) > Ophidiidae (Cusk-eels) > Neobythitinae
Etymology: Xyelacyba: Greek, xyele, -es = plane (tool) + Greek, kybeia, -ou = a fish (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Cohen.

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

; marino batidemersal; rango de profundidad 984 - 2500 m (Ref. 34024).   Deep-water

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

Possibly worldwide in tropical and subtropical seas (but not yet caught in the eastern Pacific) (Ref. 34024). Eastern Atlantic: 2 specimens between 12°N and 9°25'N. Western Atlantic: Gulf of Mexico to off southern Brazil. Northwest Pacific: Ashizuri Cape, Japan.

Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 57.0 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 3686)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

Radios blandos dorsales (total): 89; Radios blandos anales: 74. Body and tail strongly compressed, snout round and short, no spine on tip. Head and body uniformly whitish, margins of median fins light brown, jaws, pelvic fins, mouth and gill cavities deep brown. Peritoneum and stomach deep brown, intestine yellowish.

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

A benthopelagic species at bathyal depth (Ref. 56809). Found on the continental slope (Ref. 75154). Rare species (Ref. 34024). Reproductive strategy possibly similar to other members of this family featuring oviparity, with oval pelagic eggs floating in a gelatinous mass (Ref. 205).

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

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Nielsen, J.G., D.M. Cohen, D.F. Markle and C.R. Robins, 1999. Ophidiiform fishes of the world (Order Ophidiiformes). An annotated and illustrated catalogue of pearlfishes, cusk-eels, brotulas and other ophidiiform fishes known to date. FAO Fish. Synop. 125(18):178p. Rome: FAO. (Ref. 34024)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)

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

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): 2.5 - 5.2, mean 3.5 (based on 1299 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 1.0000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01122 (0.00514 - 0.02450), b=3.04 (2.87 - 3.21), in cm Total Length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  3.7   ±0.6 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resiliencia (Ref. 120179):  Medio, población duplicada en un tiempo mínimo de 1.4-4.4 años (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate to high vulnerability (47 of 100) .