Actinopteri (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes/Bembropoidei
(Duckbill flatheads) > Bembropidae
Etymology: Chrionema: Greek, chrio, chroa, to touch, to rub + Greek, nema = filament (Ref. 45335); pallidum: From the Latin pallidum meaning pale, in reference to the drab coloring of the species..
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; bathydemersal; depth range 230 - 350 m (Ref. 41739). Deep-water; 25°S - 26°S
Southeast Pacific: known from 3 seamounts in the western part of the Sala y Gomez submarine ridge between 25°01'-25°11'S and 97°28'-100°49'W.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 13.2 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 41739)
Morphology | Morphometrics
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Parin, N.V., 1990. Percophid fishes (Percophidae) from the Sala y Gomez Ridge (Southeast Pacific). J. Ichthyol. 30(1):68-79. (Ref. 41739)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 125652)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingNutrientsMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969
): 11.8 - 12.1, mean 11.9 °C (based on 6 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5156 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00380 (0.00156 - 0.00925), b=3.10 (2.89 - 3.31), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this Subfamily-BS (Ref. 93245
Trophic level (Ref. 69278
): 3.9 ±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).
Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .
Climate Vulnerability (Ref. 125649
): (0 of 100) .