Leptochilichthys pinguis, Vaillant's smooth-head

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Leptochilichthys pinguis (Vaillant 1886)

Vaillant's smooth-head
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> Alepocephaliformes (Slickheads and tubeshoulders.) > Alepocephalidae (Slickheads)
Etymology: Leptochilichthys: Greek, leptos = thin + Greek, leptos = thin + Greek, cheilos = lip (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Vaillant.

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

; marina batypelagisk; djupintervall 800 - 1400 m (Ref. 6558).   Deep-water; 35°N -

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Eastern Atlantic: off South Africa (Ref. 6599) and off Morocco. Western Indian Ocean: off South Africa and Saya-de-Malha Bank. Elsewhere, western tropical Pacific.

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 24.3 cm SL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 6558)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Taggstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 0; Mjukstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 16-21; Taggstrålar i analfenan 0; Mjukstrålar i analfenan: 14 - 18. Pelvic fins with short splint bone.

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Juveniles possibly mesopelagic to bathypelagic (Ref. 6558). Found on the continental slope (Ref. 75154).

Life cycle and mating behavior Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

Main reference Upload your references | referenser | Koordinator | Medarbetare

Markle, D.F. and Y.I. Sazanov, 1990. Leptochilichthyidae. p. 244-245. 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. 6558)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 09 October 2018

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): 3.2 - 6.6, mean 4.7 °C (based on 336 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.7500   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00347 (0.00164 - 0.00733), b=3.19 (3.00 - 3.38), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trofisk nivå (Ref. 69278):  3.5   ±0.5 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resiliens (Ref. 120179):  Mellan, lägsta populationsfördubblingstid 1,4-4,4 år (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (20 of 100) .