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Velifer hypselopterus Bleeker, 1879
HIGHFIN VEILFIN
High-finned Veilfin; Sailfin Velifer

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Velifer hypselopterus, Sailfin velifer : fisheries

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Velifer hypselopterus Bleeker , 1879

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Actinopteri (ray-finned fishes) > Lampriformes (Velifers, tube-eyes and ribbonfishes) > Veliferidae (Velifers)
Etymology: Velifer: Latin, velifer, sail carrying (Ref. 45335 ) .  More on author: Bleeker .

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Marine; demersal; depth range - 110 m (Ref. 6618 ), usually - m (Ref. ).   Tropical; 0°C -

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Indo-West Pacific: taken off southern Madagascar and also reported from India, Viet Nam and Japan. Also found in Indonesia, the Arafura Sea (Ref. 9819 ) and northwestern Australia (Ref. 5978 ).

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Maturity: L m   ?   range ? - ? cm
Max length : 40.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 6618 )

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Dorsal spines (total): 1 - 2; Dorsal soft rays (total): 33-34; Anal spines : 1; Anal soft rays : 24 - 25

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Rather rare.

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Heemstra, P.C. , 1986. Veliferidae. p. 398-399. In M.M. Smith and P.C. Heemstra (eds.) Smiths' sea fishes. Springer-Verlag, Berlin. (Ref. 6618 )

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695 )

  Least Concern (LC)  ; Date assessed: 13 August 2019

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Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361 )

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Fisheries: minor commercial FAO - Publication: search | FishSource |

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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969 ): 21.8 - 28.1, mean 26.5 °C (based on 253 cells). Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805 ):  PD 50 = 1.2500   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high]. Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01995 (0.00906 - 0.04395), b=3.01 (2.83 - 3.19), in cm total length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245 ). Trophic level (Ref. 69278 ):  3.8   ±0.6 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives Resilience Vulnerability (Ref. 59153 ):  Low vulnerability (21 of 100) . Price category (Ref. 80766 ):   Unknown .

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