Melamphaes succedaneus

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Melamphaes succedaneus Kotlyar, 2015

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Actinopteri (ray-finned fishes) > Beryciformes (Sawbellies) > Melamphaidae (Bigscale fishes or ridgeheads)
Etymology: Melamphaes: Greek, melan, -anos = black + Greek, amphi = both side (Ref. 45335);  succedaneus: Name from Latin 'succedaneus', translated into Russian as 'replacing', which indicates that it replaces in the eastern part of the Pacific Ocean the closely related species of the complex M. longivelis from the Indian Ocean and western part of the Pacific Ocean. Rema r k s. As other.

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

Marine; bathypelagic; depth range 0 - 1000 m (Ref. 117111). Deep-water

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Eastern Pacific.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 10.6 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 117111)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 3; Dorsal soft rays (total): 15-16; Anal spines: 1; Anal soft rays: 8; Vertebrae: 28 - 2. This species is distinguished by the following characters: first gill arch with 17-19 rakers; eye diameter is equal or greater than width of suborbital bone; caudal peduncle depth more than two times in its length; vertebrae 28-29, of them trunk 12-13; no spurs on haemal arch of first caudal vertebra; D III,15-16; A I,8, soft rays in ventral fin 7; ventral fin under or beyond vertical of posterior margin of pectoral fin insertion; anal fin begins under vertical of last ray of dorsal fin or beyond this vertical (Ref. 117111).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Gonadal maturity at stage IV for both male and female of 4.1 cm SL male (Ref. 117111).

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Kotlyar, A.N., 2015. Revision of the genus Melamphaes (Melamphaidae). 3. Oligo-raker species: M. proximus sp. n., M. contradictorius sp. n., and M. succedanaus sp. n. J. Ichthyol. 55(5):619-629 (Ref. 117111)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 125652)


CITES

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Estimates based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01000 (0.00402 - 0.02488), b=3.05 (2.83 - 3.27), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this Subfamily-BS (Ref. 93245).
Trophic level (Ref. 69278):  3.6   ±0.2 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 120179):  Low, minimum population doubling time 4.5 - 14 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .
Climate Vulnerability (Ref. 125649):   (0 of 100) .