> Lophiiformes (Anglerfishes) > Caulophrynidae (Fanfins)
Etymology: Caulophryne:Greek, 'kaulos' or 'caulis' = stem + Greek, 'phryne' = toad (according to Goode and Bean (1896): "a 'phryne'-like fish with the cephalic tentacle supported on a stemlike base") ( Ref. 86949).. More on author: Regan.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range 生態学
海 深海浮遊性; 深さの範囲 900 - 1250 m (Ref. 58302). Deep-water
Eastern Atlantic: a single female with a parasitic male recorded from northeast of the Azores (Ref. 13584) and one record east of Cape Verde; reported from Iceland (Ref. 12462) and Namibia (Ref. 27121). Also known from the northwest Atlantic and Indo-Pacific.
サイズ / 重さ / 年齢
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 1.6 cm SL オス/雌雄の選別がない; (Ref. 7398); 14.2 cm (female)
背鰭 (合計): 19-22; 臀鰭: 17 - 19. Metamorphosed females distinguished by the following characteristics: illicium with numerous elongate translucent filaments along length; length of illicium 15.7-32.1%SL; illicium lightly pigmented along anterior margin, bearing numerous elongate translucent filaments, most of which arise from posterior margin; esca consisting of posterolateral appendage with palmate, opaque, distal tip and tapering terminal appendage with opaque distal tip; highly filamentous escal appendages in specimens larger than 44 mm, number and length of filaments reduced in smaller specimens; dorsal fin rays 19-22; anal fin rays 17-19; pectoral fin rays 15-18; upper jaw teeth 26-45; lower jaw teeth 16-32; teeth on vomer 1-3 (Ref. 86949).
Meso- and bathypelagic at 0-2000 m fishing depths (Ref. 58302).
Life cycle and mating behavior 成熟 | 繁殖 | 放精 | 卵 | 生産力 | 幼生
Bertelsen, E., 1990. Caulophrynidae. p. 491. 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. 7398)