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Neonesthes capensis  (Gilchrist & von Bonde, 1924)

Cape snaggletooth
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Argentina country information

Common names: [No common name]
Occurrence: native
Salinity: marine
Abundance: fairly common (chances are about 50%) | Ref:
Importance: | Ref:
Aquaculture: | Ref:
Regulations: | Ref:
Uses: no uses
Comments:
National Checklist: Argentina
Country Information: httpss://www.cia.gov/library/publications/resources/the-world-factbook/geos/ar.html
National Fisheries Authority:
Occurrences: Occurrences Point map
Main Ref: Gibbs, R.H. Jr., 1990
National Database:

Classification / Names

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Stomiiformes (Lightfishes and dragonfishes) > Stomiidae (Barbeled dragonfishes) > Astronesthinae
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Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 17.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4465)

Environment

Marine; bathypelagic; depth range 70 - 1650 m (Ref. 58302)

Climate / Range

Deep-water, preferred ?; 40°N - 55°S

Distribution

Eastern Atlantic: southern Portugal to Mauritania, and from Namibia to South Africa. Western Atlantic: USA to Gulf of Mexico including western Caribbean, and from Brazil to Argentina. Indian Ocean: mostly 25°S, also taken in Arabian Sea. Pacific: mostly south of 25°S, also near Hawaii, off western USA.
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Short description

Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 8-12; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 22 - 28. Body black in color, often iridescent (Ref. 3982). Teeth in jaws uniserial, very short, spine-like, about equally spaced (Ref. 559). Snout shorter than eye (Ref 559). Anal fin with many rays; its base long, more than twice that of dorsal (Ref. 559). Gill rakers much attenuated, numerous, close together (Ref. 559).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

An oceanic and mesopelagic species usually found deeper than 500 m during the day (Ref. 2802). Feeds on midwater fishes and crustaceans (Ref. 2802). Also Ref. 58302.

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

Threat to humans

  Harmless



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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805)
PD50 = 0.7500 many relatives (e.g. carps) 0.5 - 2.0 few relatives (e.g. lungfishes)

Trophic Level (Ref. 69278)
4.0   ±0.66 se; Based on food items.

Resilience (Ref. 69278)
High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.)

Vulnerability (Ref. 59153)
Low to moderate vulnerability (27 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown