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Himantolophus groenlandicus  Reinhardt, 1837

Atlantic footballfish
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Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Lophiiformes (Anglerfishes) > Himantolophidae (Footballfishes)
Etymology: Himantolophus: Greek, himas or himantos = leather strap, thong or leash (referring to the thick leathery illicium) + Greek, lopho or lophio = crest or tuft (referring to the baited illicium projecting from the head) (Ref. 86949).

Miljö / Klimat / Range Ekologi

; marina batypelagisk; djupintervall 830 - ? m (Ref. 13608).   Deep-water, preferred ?

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Tropical and temperate parts of all oceans.

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 4.0 cm SL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 10299); 60.0 cm SL (female)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Taggstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 1; Mjukstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 5-6; Taggstrålar i analfenan 0; Mjukstrålar i analfenan: 4. Illicium short, its base in advance of eye; rays of pectoral and unpaired fins sparsely pigmented, except their bases black; two pairs of swellings in the distal end of esca, almost equal in size and shape (Ref. 13608).

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Dwarf males of 4 cm length apparently do not become parasitically attached to females.

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

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Pietsch, T.W., 1986. Himantolophidae. p. 376. In M.M. Smith and P.C. Heemstra (eds.) Smiths' sea fishes. Springer-Verlag, Berlin. (Ref. 10299)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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