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Psenes cyanophrys  Valenciennes, 1833

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

Actinopterigi (pesci con pinne raggiate) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Nomeidae (Driftfishes)
Etymology: Psenes: Greek, psenos, -e, -on = without hair (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Valenciennes.

Ambiente / Clima / Range Ecologia

; marino batipelagico; oceanodromo (Ref. 51243); distribuzione batimetrica 20 - 550 m (Ref. 13608).   Deep-water, preferred ?; 49°N - 43°S, 180°W - 180°E

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

Atlantic, Indian and Pacific: tropical and warmer temperate waters. Western Atlantic: Massachusetts, USA and northern Gulf of Mexico to South America (Ref. 7251). Reported from southern Africa (Ref. 4412).

Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 23.0 cm SL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 48637)

Short description Morfologia | Morfometria

Spine dorsali (totale): 9 - 12; Raggi dorsali molli (totale): 23-28; Spine anali 3; Raggi anali molli: 23 - 28; Vertebre: 31. Dark horizontal lines laterally (Ref. 4412).

Biologia     Glossario (es. epibenthic)

Inhabits the open ocean (Ref. 26340). Found under floating weeds or debris. Adults were found under large weed-rafts at a depth of about 20 meters, using the shade as cover. They also form schools (Ref. 48637). Associated with Sargassum (Ref. 26340) and jellyfish (Ref. 7251).

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

Main reference Upload your references | Bibliografia | Coordinatore | Collaboratori

Haedrich, R.L., 1986. Nomeidae. p. 846-850. In M.M. Smith and P.C. Heemstra (eds.) Smiths' sea fishes. Springer-Verlag, Berlin. (Ref. 4412)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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