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Cubiceps pauciradiatus  Günther, 1872

Bigeye cigarfish
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Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Nomeidae (Driftfishes)
Etymology: Cubiceps: Latin, cubus = cube + Latin, ceps = head (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Günther.

Miljö / Klimat / Range Ekologi

; marina batypelagisk; djupintervall 58 - 1000 m (Ref. 13628).   Tropical, preferred ?; 40°N - 40°S

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Atlantic, Indian and Pacific: circumtropical.

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 20.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 4412); rapporterad maxålder: 4 år (Ref. 31631)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Taggstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 11 - 12; Mjukstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 15-17; Taggstrålar i analfenan 2; Mjukstrålar i analfenan: 14 - 16; Ryggkotor: 30 - 31. Light tan to brown in color; caudal fin dusky, other fins clear (Ref. 4412). Teeth patches on midline of roof of mouth and tongue large, broad and granular (sometimes partly obscured by mucous) (Ref 9834).

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Occurs from the border of the continental shelf to about 1,000 m depth (Ref. 13628). Found near the surface at night (Ref. 9834). Adults feed mainly on salps (Ref. 33689).

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

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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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