Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes
(Perch-likes) > Callanthiidae
Etymology: Grammatonotus: Greek, gramma, atos = signal, mark + Greek, noton = back (Ref. 45335); crosnieri: Probably named for Crosnier.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; pelagic-oceanic; depth range 170 - 210 m (Ref. 9832). Deep-water
Western Central Pacific: known only from the Philippines, off the southwestern coast of Luzon.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 12.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 9832)
Morphology | Morphometrics
soft rays: 9. This species has the following features: D XI, 9; A III, 9; pectoral-fin rays 18-20 (usually 19); pseudobranch with 11-17 filaments; gill rakers 8-9 + 18-20 = 26-29; tubed lateral-line scales 14-17; midbody lateral scales 23-25; circumpeduncular scales 16; scales between anal-fin origin and lateral line 8-9; anal spines are long; in larger specimens, caudal fin with upper and lower lobes well produced (Ref. 111873).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Anderson, W.D. Jr., 1999. Callanthiidae. Groppos, goldies, splendid perches. p. 2553-2556. In K.E. Carpenter and V.H. Niem (eds.) FAO species identification guide for fishery purposes. The living marine resources of the Western Central Pacific. Volume 4. Bony fishes part 2 (Mugilidae to Carangidae). FAO, Rome. (Ref. 9832)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)
CITES (Ref. 118484)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969
): 14.8 - 15.8, mean 15.3 (based on 6 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5039 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00977 (0.00386 - 0.02476), b=3.08 (2.86 - 3.30), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.3 ±0.4 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .