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Hyperoglyphe perciformis  (Mitchill, 1818)

Barrelfish
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Actinopterigi (pesci con pinne raggiate) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Centrolophidae (Medusafishes)
Etymology: Hyperoglyphe: Greek, hyper = over + Greek, glyphis = carved (Ref. 45335).

Ambiente / Clima / Range Ecologia

; marino.   Temperate, preferred ?; 48°N - 24°N, 89°W - 5°W

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Western Atlantic: Nova Scotia in Canada to southern Florida in USA and eastern Gulf of Mexico (Ref. 7251). Eastern Atlantic: juveniles occasionally accompany floating objects across the Atlantic and have been recorded from Ireland, around the British Isles, off Portugal and the western Mediterranean.

Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 91.0 cm TL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 7251); common length : 30.0 cm SL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 4542); Peso massimo pubblicato: 12.3 kg (Ref. 7251)

Biologia     Glossario (es. epibenthic)

Lives in deep water over continental slopes. Adults in submarine canyons, young more widely found in surface layers and may occur at times close inshore docks. Young to 30 cm common in large groups during summer and autumn under floating boards, boxes and barrels. Does not associate with medusae. Adults probably schooling in depths but not on the bottom. Feed on small fishes and crustaceans; also sqiud and molluscs (Ref. 5951). Probably a spring spawner. (see Ref 4542).

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

Main reference Upload your references | Bibliografia | Coordinatore | Collaboratori

Bauchot, M.-L., 1987. Poissons osseux. p. 891-1421. In W. Fischer, M.L. Bauchot and M. Schneider (eds.) Fiches FAO d'identification pour les besoins de la pêche. (rev. 1). Méditerranée et mer Noire. Zone de pêche 37. Vol. II. Commission des Communautés Européennes and FAO, Rome. (Ref. 3397)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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