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Notocetichthys trunovi  Balushkin, Fedorov & Paxton, 1989

Trunov southern cetomimid
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Cetomimiformes (Whalefishes) > Cetomimidae (Flabby whalefishes)
Etymology: Notocetichthys: Greek, noton = back + Greek, ketos = marine monster, whale + Greek, ichthys = fish (Ref. 45335);  trunovi: Named for I.A. Trunov (Ref. 33627).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; bathypelagic; depth range 1210 - 1360 m (Ref. 9791).   Deep-water, preferred ?; 65°S - 66°S

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Southern Ocean: Known only from the 2 type specimens taken from the Lazarev Sea, Antarctic.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 10.9 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 9791)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 13; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 11 - 13; Vertebrae: 39 - 41

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Known only from 2 type specimens. Biology unknown.

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Paxton, John | Collaborators

Paxton, J.R. and O. Gon, 1990. Cetomimidae. p. 222-225. In O. Gon and P.C. Heemstra (eds.) Fishes of the Southern Ocean. J.L.B. Smith Institute of Ichthyology, Grahamstown, South Africa. (Ref. 5190)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Fisheries: of no interest
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