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Ogcocephalus corniger  Bradbury, 1980

Longnose batfish
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Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Lophiiformes (Anglerfishes) > Ogcocephalidae (Batfishes)
Etymology: Ogcocephalus: Greek, ogkos, ou = hook, curvature (Ref. 45335);  corniger: From the long, upturned rostrum (corniger = horn-bearer) (Ref. 40824).

Miljö / Klimat / Range Ekologi

; marina bottenlevande; djupintervall 29 - 230 m (Ref. 40824).   Subtropical, preferred ?; 37°N - 20°N

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Western Atlantic: North Carolina and northern Gulf of Mexico in USA to southern Bahamas.

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 23.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 7251)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Evenly covered by closely set pale spots on a darker background. Subopercular lateral-line scales usually 5-7. Differs from pumilus in having larger body size and fleshy pads on the ventral tips of the pectoral rays (absent in pumilus) (Ref. 40824).

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Found typically on sandy bottoms (Ref. 27549).

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

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Bradbury, M.G., 1980. A revision of the fish genus Ogcocephalus with descriptions of new species from the western Atlantic Ocean (Ogcocephalidae: Lophiiformes). Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. 42(7):229-285. (Ref. 40824)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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