Actinopteri (ray-finned fishes) > Pleuronectiformes
(Flatfishes) > Samaridae
Etymology: neocaledonia: Named for the collection locality, New Caledonia..
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; bathydemersal; depth range 244 - 278 m (Ref. 88936). Subtropical
Pacific Ocean: New Caledonia. Known only from off New Caledonia, the western tropical Pacific Ocean, at 244–278 m depth (Ref. 88936).
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 5.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 88936)
Morphology | Morphometrics
A species of Samariscus with the following combination of character states: 78–81 dorsal fin rays, 62–65 anal fin rays, five pectoral fin rays, ca. 55–62 lateral line scales, and 10 abdominal and 31–32 caudal vertebrae (Ref. 88936).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Kawai, T., K. Amaoka and B. Séret, 2011. Samariscus neocaledonia, a new righteye flounder (Teleostei: Pleuronectiformes: Samaridae) from New Caledonia. Zootaxa 3135:63-68. (Ref. 88936)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 125652)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingNutrientsMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82804
= 0.5000 [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
): 3.3 ±0.4 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (10 of 100).