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Gunnellichthys curiosus  Dawson, 1968

Curious wormfish
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Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Microdesmidae (Wormfishes) > Microdesminae
Etymology: Gunnellichthys: From Gunnel, a small eel shaped marine fish of unknown origin, 1686 (Ref. 45335).

Miljö / Klimat / Range Ekologi

; marina revassocierade; djupintervall 9 - 60 m (Ref. 27115), usually 10 - 60 m (Ref. 27115).   Tropical; 22°C - 27°C (Ref. 27115), preferred ?

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Indo-Pacific: Seychelles and Mauritius to the Hawaiian and Society islands.

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 12.0 cm SL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 48637)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Taggstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 20 - 21; Mjukstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 40-42; Mjukstrålar i analfenan: 38 - 40.

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Found over sand and rubble slopes (Ref. 48637, 58302) or mud bottoms and take refuge in burrows (Ref. 2334). Benthopelagic (Ref. 58302). Solitary or paired. Feed primarily on benthic and pelagic crustaceans (Ref. 37816).

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

Main reference Upload your references | referenser | Koordinator : Randall, John E. | Medarbetare

Randall, J.E., G.R. Allen and R.C. Steene, 1990. Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea. University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu, Hawaii. 506 p. (Ref. 2334)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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