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Ogcocephalus darwini  Hubbs, 1958

Galápagos batfish
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Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Lophiiformes (Anglerfishes) > Ogcocephalidae (Batfishes)
Etymology: Ogcocephalus: Greek, ogkos, ou = hook, curvature (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Hubbs.

Miljö / Klimat / Range Ekologi

; marina revassocierade; djupintervall 3 - 76 m (Ref. 5227).   Tropical, preferred ?

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Southeast Pacific: Galapagos Islands south to Peru.

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 20.3 cm SL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 5590)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Ryggkotor: 19 - 20. Squamation shagreenlike and relatively smooth; bucklers obscured by a covering of fine spinules. Has a shorter disk margin compared to porrectus but higher modal pectoral fin ray count, 15. Lateral line scale count: subopercular 4-9; cheek usually 8 (6-9). Vertebrae usually 19 (Ref. 40824).

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Found on sandy bottoms and believed to be predatory, feeding on small invertebrates. Common below 10 m and seem to be incautious, unlike other batfishes which are limited in their range due to many predators.

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

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Bradbury, M.G., 1980. A revision of the fish genus Ogcocephalus with descriptions of new species from the western Atlantic Ocean (Ogcocephalidae: Lophiiformes). Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. 42(7):229-285. (Ref. 40824)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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