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Stomias affinis  Günther, 1887

Günther's boafish
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Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Stomiiformes (Lightfishes and dragonfishes) > Stomiidae (Barbeled dragonfishes) > Stomiinae
Etymology: Stomias: Greek, stoma = mouth; hard briddle (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Günther.

Miljö / Klimat / Range Ekologi

; marina batypelagisk; djupintervall 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 / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 21.9 cm SL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 13608)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Mjukstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 17-20; Mjukstrålar i analfenan: 18 - 23. Small teeth on each side of mandibular symphysis. Small photophores in the body (Ref. 37473).

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. 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 Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

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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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