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Lophodolos indicus  Lloyd, 1909

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Lophiiformes (Anglerfishes) > Oneirodidae (Dreamers)
Etymology: Lophodolos: Greek, 'lopho' or 'lophio' = mane, crest or tuft + Greek, 'dolos' = artifice, deceit or guile (describing a deceitful little fish that beguiles its prey with a baited illicium) (Ref. 86949).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; bathypelagic; depth range 750 - 1625 m (Ref. 26282).   Deep-water, preferred ?

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Tropical parts of all oceans.

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 7.7 cm SL (female)

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Dorsal soft rays (total): 6-8; Anal soft rays: 5 - 7. Distinguishing characteristics of metamorphosed female: length of illicium greater than 25% SL in specimens 30 mm and larger; escal bulb width 2.1-4.0% SL in specimens 25 mm and larger; short escal appendages, length 1.2-5.0% SL in specimens 25 mm and larger, 4.2-10.5% SL in specimens less than 25mm; short sphenotic spine, length 1.9-6.0% SL in specimens 30 mm and larger; short quadrate spine, length 1.6-5.0% SL in specimens 30mm and larger (Ref. 86949).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Bertelsen, E., 1990. Oneirodidae. p. 498-507. In J.C. Quero, J.C. Hureau, C. Karrer, A. Post, and L. Saldanha (eds.) Check-list of the fishes of the eastern tropical Atlantic (CLOFETA). JNICT, Lisbon; SEI, Paris; and UNESCO, Paris. Vol. 1. (Ref. 10524)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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