Holotype BMNH 18126.96.36.199, Sombrero Island, Caribbean Sea.
New South Wales, Queensland, Western Australia
Extra Distribution Information
Off Northwest Shelf, WA (18º27´S), off Cape York (12º40´S) to off Providence Passage (21º24´S), QLD and off Sydney, NSW (33ºS); tropical, circumglobal.
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), Central Eastern Transition (15), Kenn Transition (16), Kenn Province (17), Northeast Province (18), Northeast Transition (19), Cape Province (20), Central Western Transition (5), Central Western Province (6), Southwest Transition (7)
2.Nakabo, T. (ed.). 2013. Fishes of Japan with Pictorial Keys to the Species. Third Edition. Tokyo: Tokai University Press. 2428 pp
3.Herre, A.W.C.T., 1953. Check list of Philippine fishes. Res. Rep. U.S. Fish Wild. Serv., (20):977 p
http://www.fishbase.org/Summary/speciesSummary.php?genusname=Stomias&speciesname=affinis ---> http://www.fishbase.org/summary/Stomias-affinis.html http://www.fishbase.org/summary/Stomias-affinis.html ---> https://www.fishbase.in/summary/Stomias-affinis.html
Circumglobal in tropical and subtropical waters (Ref.
). Eastern Atlantic: Mauritania south to Angola. Also across the Atlantic between 0 and 20°N, extending to 35°N and 39°S in the western part (USA to Argentina). South China Sea, East China Sea and waters near to Taiwan (Ref.74511).
Size / Weight / Age
range ? - ? cm
Max length : 21.9 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref.
Gibbs, R.H. Jr.
, 1990. Stomiidae. p. 296-299. 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 UNECO, Paris. Vol. 1. (Ref.
Preferred temperature (Ref.
): 3.8 - 10.9, mean 5.9 (based on 1774 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref.
= 0.5010 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00151 (0.00066 - 0.00349), b=3.14 (2.93 - 3.35), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species & (Sub)family-body (Ref.
Trophic Level (Ref.
): 4.3 ±0.75 se; Based on food items.
): Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
): Low to moderate vulnerability (32 of 100) .
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