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Psenes cyanophrys  Valenciennes, 1833

Freckled driftfish
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Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Nomeidae (Driftfishes)
Etymology: Psenes: Greek, psenos, -e, -on = without hair (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Valenciennes.

Miljö / Klimat / Range Ekologi

; marina batypelagisk; havsvandrande (Ref. 51243); djupintervall 20 - 550 m (Ref. 13608).   Deep-water, preferred ?; 49°N - 43°S, 180°W - 180°E

Utbredning Länder | FAO områden | Ekosystem | Förekomster | Point map | Utplanteringar | 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 / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 23.0 cm SL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 48637)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Taggstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 9 - 12; Mjukstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 23-28; Taggstrålar i analfenan 3; Mjukstrålar i analfenan: 23 - 28; Ryggkotor: 31. Dark horizontal lines laterally (Ref. 4412).

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. 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 Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

Main reference Upload your references | referenser | Koordinator | Medarbetare

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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