Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Aulopiformes
(Grinners) > Evermannellidae
Etymology: Evermannella: From Evermann, 1902, researcher about fauna (Ref. 45335).
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; bathypelagic; depth range 500 - 800 m (Ref. 4058). Deep-water
Indo-Pacific: in tropical and subtropical waters. All previous records of Evermannella indica> from the Atlantic are now known to be Evermannella melanoderma, a distinct species (Ref. 41336). South China Sea (Ref.74511).
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 11.9 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4058)
Mesopelagic at 0-800 m (Ref. 58302). Oviparous, with planktonic larvae (Ref. 36017).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Swinney, G.N., 1994. Comments on the Atlantic species of the genus Evermannella (Scopelomorpha, Aulopiformes, Evermannellidae) with a re-evaluation of the status of Evermanella melanoderma. J. Fish Biol. 44(5):809-819. (Ref. 41336)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)
CITES (Ref. 118484)
Threat to humans
Fisheries: of no interest
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969
): 2.1 - 10, mean 7.6 (based on 221 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5352 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00417 (0.00157 - 0.01105), b=3.12 (2.89 - 3.35), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 4.1 ±0.7 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .