Actinopteri (ray-finned fishes) > Ovalentaria/misc
(Various families in series Ovalentaria) > Grammatidae
Etymology: Lipogramma: Name formed from 'lipo' for 'without' and 'gramma' for 'a line of text', referring to the absence of a well-developed lateral line.; robinsi: Named after the prominent ichthyologist Dr. C. Richard Robins.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; demersal; depth range 180 - 290 m (Ref. 26884), usually - m (Ref. ). Deep-water; 0°C -
Western Central Atlantic: East coast of Glover Reef in Belize and off Riding Rock, San Salvador, Bahamas. Probably more widely distributed in the area (Ref. 51269).
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 2.2 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 26884)
Inhabit deep neritic and epibathyal zones on sedimentary substrates.
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Gilmore, R.G., 1997. Lipogramma robinsi, a new basslet from the tropical western Atlantic, with descriptive and distributional notes on L. flavescens and L. anabantoides (Perciformes: Grammatidae). Bull. Mar. Sci. 60(3):782-788. (Ref. 26884)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
Threat to humans
Fisheries: of no interest
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingNutrientsMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969
): 15.8 - 22.7, mean 19.4 °C (based on 16 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5003 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01122 (0.00514 - 0.02450), b=3.04 (2.87 - 3.21), in cm total length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic level (Ref. 69278
): 3.1 ±0.4 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .