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Stomias affinis  Günther, 1887

Günther's boafish
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Actinopterigi (pesci con pinne raggiate) > Stomiiformes (Lightfishes and dragonfishes) > Stomiidae (Barbeled dragonfishes) > Stomiinae
Etymology: Stomias: Greek, stoma = mouth; hard briddle (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Günther.

Ambiente / Clima / Range Ecologia

; marino batipelagico; distribuzione batimetrica 0 - 3182 m (Ref. 26165).   Deep-water, preferred ?; 35°N - 39°S, 180°W - 180°E

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Circumglobal in tropical and subtropical waters (Ref. 41299). Eastern Atlantic: Mauritania south to Angola. Also across the Atlantic between 0 and 20°N, extending to 35°N and 39°S in the western part (USA to Argentina). South China Sea, East China Sea and waters near to Taiwan (Ref.74511).

Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 21.9 cm SL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 13608)

Short description Morfologia | Morfometria

Raggi dorsali molli (totale): 17-20; Raggi anali molli: 18 - 23. Small teeth on each side of mandibular symphysis. Small photophores in the body (Ref. 37473).

Biologia     Glossario (es. epibenthic)

Some individuals may migrate to the surface at night (Ref. 27000). Minimum depth reported taken from Ref. 27000. Feed mainly on myctophids (Ref. 47377).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturità | Riproduzione | Deposizione | Uova | Fecundity | Larve

Main reference Upload your references | Bibliografia | Coordinatore | Collaboratori

Gibbs, R.H. Jr., 1990. Stomiidae. p. 296-299. 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 UNECO, Paris. Vol. 1. (Ref. 4464)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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