Status unknown, whereabouts unknown, Messina, Mediterranean Sea.
New South Wales
Extra Distribution Information
Off Newcastle, NSW (35°36´S); temperate, Indo-west-central Pacific.
that conversion of the original AFD map of states, drainage basins and coastal and oceanic zones to IBRA and IMCRA regions may have produced errors. The new maps will be reviewed and corrected as updates occur.
The maps may not indicate the entire distribution. See further details below.
Southeast Transition (11), Central Eastern Province (12), Tasman Basin Province (13)
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Eastern Atlantic: British Isles to Mauritania including western Mediterranean, but isolated specimens to Liberia and South Africa. Western Atlantic: USA to 22°N, and from Brazil to Argentina. Western Indian Ocean: between 0° and 30°S. Western Pacific: between 6°N and 39°N, New South Wales, Australia (Ref.
) and New Zealand (Ref.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
, range 5 - ? cm
Max length : 7.5 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref.
Oceanic and mesopelagic, found between 375-850 m during the day and between 90-850 m at night (Ref.
). Benthopelagic (Ref.
). Depth range from 518-1085 m in the eastern Ionian Sea (Ref.
). Reach sexual maturity at a length of 4,8 cm (Ref.
Life cycle and mating behavior
, 1990. Myctophidae. p. 398-467. In J.C. Quero, J.C. Hureau, C. Karrer, A. Post and L. Saldanha (eds.) Check-list of the fishes of the eastern tropical Atlantic (CLOFETA). JNICT, Lisbon; SEI; Paris; and UNESCO, Paris. Vol. 1. (Ref.
Preferred temperature (Ref.
): 1.8 - 17, mean 10.8 (based on 471 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref.
= 0.5000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00871 (0.00445 - 0.01706), b=3.01 (2.82 - 3.20), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species & (Sub)family-body (Ref.
Trophic Level (Ref.
): 3.3 ±0.38 se; Based on food items.
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
): Low to moderate vulnerability (30 of 100) .
Torres, Armi G.
Reyes, Rodolfo B.
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