Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes(genus, species) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Teleostei (teleosts) > Lophiiformes
(Anglerfishes) > Antennariidae
Etymology: Antennarius: From Latin, antenna, antemna = sensory organ (Ref. 45335).
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; brackish; reef-associated; depth range 10 - 219 m (Ref. 9710). Subtropical
Western Atlantic: Bermuda, Florida Keys, Gulf of Mexico; Bahamas, Greater Antilles (including Cuba, Hispanola, Puerto Rico, Jamaica and Cayman Is.), Virgin Is, Lesser Antilles, Western Caribbean, northern South America (region north of Amazon River mouth including Trinidad and Tobago and islands off coasts of Venezuela and Colombia) and southern South America (region south of the Amazon River mouth).
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Smith-Vaniz, W.F. and H.L. Jelks, 2014. Marine and inland fishes of St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands: an annotated checklist. Zootaxa 3803(1):1-120. (Ref. 95977)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 126983)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingNutrientsMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82804
= No PD50 data [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
): 4.2 ±0.7 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (10 of 100).