Leptocephalus giganteus, Giant leptocephalus

Leptocephalus giganteus Castle, 1959

Giant leptocephalus
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> Notacanthiformes (Halosaurs and deep-sea spiny eels) > Notacanthidae (Deep-sea spiny eels)

Issue
More probably the larvae of a Notacanthus species after Smith (1989: Ref. 93804), of Notacanthus chemitzii Bloch, 1788 after Moser & Charter (1996: Ref. 35578). Confirmation work/publication still needed. Is uncertain in Notacanthidae in Eschmeyer (CofF ver. June 2013: Ref. 93641).

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ekologi

; marina djupbottenlevande.   Deep-water

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Circumglobal: Eastern Pacific: central California to Peru. Western Atlantic: Straits of Florida, Bahamas; Eastern Atlantic: off Gabon; Southwest Pacific: Chatham Islands, New Zealand.

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

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

Oviparous.

Main reference Upload your references | referenser | Koordinator | Medarbetare

Moser, H.G. and S.R. Charter, 1996. Notacanthidae: spinyeels. p. 82-85. In H.G. Moser (ed.) The early stages of fishes in the California Current Region. California Cooperative Oceanic Fisheries Investigations (CalCOFI) Atlas No. 33. 1505 p. (Ref. 35578)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)


CITES (Ref. 123416)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 2.8 - 8.2, mean 4.3 °C (based on 1093 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = No PD50 data   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00102 (0.00046 - 0.00225), b=3.06 (2.88 - 3.24), in cm total length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trofisk nivå (Ref. 69278):  3.4   ±0.4 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resiliens (Ref. 120179):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate vulnerability (42 of 100) .