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Glossanodon pygmaeus  Cohen, 1958

Pygmy argentine
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Classification / Names Nomi Comuni | Sinonimi | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterigi (pesci con pinne raggiate) > Osmeriformes (Smelts) > Argentinidae (Argentines or herring smelts)
Etymology: Glossanodon: Greek, glossa = tongue + Greek, anodos = without teeth (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Cohen.

Ambiente / Clima / Range Ecologia

; marino batipelagico; distribuzione batimetrica 92 - 458 m (Ref. 37473), usually 183 - 366 m (Ref. 37473).   Deep-water, preferred ?

Distribuzione Stati | Aree FAO | Ecosystems | Presenze | Point map | Introduzioni | Faunafri

Western Atlantic: South Carolina to southern Florida, in the northern Gulf of Mexico, and off Cuba, Nicaragua, Venezuela, and northern Brazil.

Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 11.3 cm SL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 37473)

Short description Morfologia | Morfometria

Raggi dorsali molli (totale): 10-12; Raggi anali molli: 11 - 13. Slender body. Swim bladder lacking silvery pigment. Light tan ground color in alcohol (Ref. 37473).

Biologia     Glossario (es. epibenthic)

Inhabits muddy, sand and gravel bottom (Ref. 37473). Sexual maturity reached around 8 cm SL, with female of 7.72 cm SL with ripe eggs and male of 8.66 cm SL with well-developed testes (Ref. 84005).

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

Main reference Upload your references | Bibliografia | Coordinatore | Collaboratori

Robins, C.R., R.M. Bailey, C.E. Bond, J.R. Brooker, E.A. Lachner, R.N. Lea and W.B. Scott, 1991. Common and scientific names of fishes from the United States and Canada. Am. Fish. Soc. Spec. Pub. (20):183 p. (Ref. 3814)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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