Nettastoma melanura, Blackfin sorcerer

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Nettastoma melanura Rafinesque, 1810

Blackfin sorcerer
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Classification / Names Nombres comunes | Sinónimos | Catalog of Fishes(Género, Especie) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

> Anguilliformes (Eels and morays) > Nettastomatidae (Duckbill eels)
Etymology: Nettastoma: Greek, netta = duck + Greek, stoma = mouth (Ref. 45335);  melanura: From the Greek melan meaning black, dark, and oura meaning tail, referring presumably to the dark edges of the posterior part of the dorsal and anal fins.  More on author: Rafinesque.

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

; marino batipelágico; rango de profundidad 37 - 1647 m (Ref. 4454), usually 329 - 860 m (Ref. 47377).   Deep-water; 45°N - 30°S, 98°W - 17°E

Distribución Países | Áreas FAO | Ecosistemas | Ocurrencias, apariciones | Point map | Introducciones | Faunafri

Eastern Atlantic: Portugal to the Gulf of Guinea including western Mediterranean. Western Atlantic: Gulf of Mexico to the Guianas and to southern Brazil (Ref. 47377).

Length at first maturity / Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm 53.5, range 42 - 68.2 cm
Max length : 79.8 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 96016); peso máximo publicado: 255.50 g (Ref. 96016)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

Vértebra: 190 - 210. Usually five supratemporal pores, SO5 absent. Lateral line pores 43-49. Median vomerine teeth somewhat enlarged. Posterior nostril near anterodorsal margin of eye.

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

Occurs in holes on muddy bottoms of continental slope. Feeds mainly on crustaceans (Ref. 4776).

Life cycle and mating behavior Madurez | Reproducción | Puesta | Huevos | Fecundidad | Larva

Main reference Upload your references | Referencias | Coordinador | Colaboradores

Smith, D.G., 1990. Nettastomatidae. p. 172-175. 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. 4454)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 20 October 2011

CITES (Ref. 123416)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 5.4 - 14.4, mean 10.2 °C (based on 488 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5312   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00095 (0.00066 - 0.00138), b=2.95 (2.85 - 3.05), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this species (Ref. 93245).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  3.5   ±0.50 se; based on food items.
Resiliencia (Ref. 120179):  Bajo, población duplicada en un tiempo mínimo de 4.5-14 años (Assuming tmax>10).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate vulnerability (44 of 100) .