Actinopteri (ray-finned fishes) > Centrarchiformes
(Basses) > Microcanthidae
Etymology: Atypichthys: Greek, atypus = not following the rules + Greek, ichthys = fish; perhaps a strange species. More on authors: McCulloch & Waite.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; benthopelagic; depth range 0 - 60 m. Temperate
Southwest Pacific: New Zealand and Kermadec, Norfolk and Lord Howe islands.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 30.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 40611); common length : 20.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 40611)
Occurs inshore (Ref. 75154). Depth range from Reef Life Survey website (https://reeflifesurvey.com/species/atypichthys-latus/).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Robins, C.R., R.M. Bailey, C.E. Bond, J.R. Brooker, E.A. Lachner, R.N. Lea and W.B. Scott, 1991. World fishes important to North Americans. Exclusive of species from the continental waters of the United States and Canada. Am. Fish. Soc. Spec. Publ. (21):243 p. (Ref. 4537)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)
CITES (Ref. 123416)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingNutrientsMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.7500 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.02291 (0.00896 - 0.05857), b=2.99 (2.76 - 3.22), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic level (Ref. 69278
): 3.5 ±0.41 se; based on food items.
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Moderate vulnerability (40 of 100) .
Nutrients (Ref. 124155
): Calcium = 39.5 [22.2, 69.9] mg/100g ; Iron = 0.271 [0.173, 0.446] mg/100g ; Protein = 18.3 [17.3, 19.2] % ; Omega3 = 0.54 [0.31, 0.97] g/100g ; Selenium = 13 [7, 27] μg/100g ; VitaminA = 18 [6, 61] μg/100g ; Zinc = 0.644 [0.426, 0.940] mg/100g (wet weight);