Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes
(Perch-likes) > Zoarcidae
(Eelpouts) > Lycodinae
Etymology: Lycenchelys: Greek, lykos = wolf + Greek, enchelys, -yos = eel (Ref. 45335); parini: Named in honor of Nikolay Vasil'evich Parin, investigator of the fishes of the epipelagic zone and the great depths of the World Ocean, one of the founders of a new branch of science, oceanic ichthyology.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; bathydemersal; depth range ? - 800 m (Ref. 41675). Deep-water
Northwest Pacific: known only from the Kuril Islands.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 16.4 cm TL (female)
Morphology | Morphometrics
Vertebrae: 125. Body slightly elongated, depth 5 % TL; 4 pores in the postorbital canal of the seismosensory system of the head, two pores in the occipital commissure; a posterior pore in the supraorbital canal, and the interorbital commissure has one pore; head short, 12.3% TL; preanal distance short, 28.5% TL; snout short, 23.5% of HL (Ref. 41675).
Minimum depth from Ref. 58018.
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Fedorov, V.V., 1995. Lycenchelys parini sp. nova (Perciformes: Zoarcidae) from the bathyal region of the Kuril-Kamchatka trench. J. Ichthyol. 35(4):130-134. (Ref. 41675)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)
CITES (Ref. 118484)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00129 (0.00054 - 0.00305), b=3.10 (2.89 - 3.31), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.3 ±0.5 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 120179
): Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low to moderate vulnerability (34 of 100) .