Actinopteri (ray-finned fishes) > Eupercaria/misc
(Various families in series Eupercaria) > Emmelichthyidae
Etymology: Plagiogeneion: Greek, plagios = oblique + Greek, geny, genyos, diminutive = face (Ref. 45335); unispina: Named for its single sharp spine on the opercle.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; bathydemersal; depth range 290 - 310 m (Ref. 28705), usually - m (Ref. ). Deep-water; 0°C -
Southeast Pacific: seamount on the western part of Sala y Gomez.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 23.9 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 28705)
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Parin, N.V., 1991. Three new species of the benthopelagic fish genus Plagiogeneion from the southern Pacific and Indian oceans (Teleostei: Emmelichthyidae). Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 104(3):459-467. (Ref. 28705)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingNutrientsMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5313 [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
Trophic level (Ref. 69278
): 3.4 ±0.4 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 120179
): Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Assuming tmax>3).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low to moderate vulnerability (27 of 100) .