Scopeloberyx malayanus

Scopeloberyx malayanus (Weber, 1913)

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Actinopteri (ray-finned fishes) > Beryciformes (Sawbellies) > Melamphaidae (Bigscale fishes or ridgeheads)
Etymology: More on author: Weber.

Issue
The subspecies Scopeloberyx malayanus balushkin Kotlyar, 2004 may represent a valid species in the southwestern Pacific.

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

Marine; bathypelagic. Subtropical

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Indo-West Pacific: Tropical to subtropical zone.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

This species often has 16-18 (usually 17-18) gill rakers on the first branchial arch; 8-10 predorsal scales (Ref. 55734).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Kotlyar, A.N., 2005. Revision of the genus Scopeloberyx (Melamphaidae). Part 3: Species of the group S. opisthopterus. J. Ichthyol. 45(1):16-27. (Ref. 55734)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 125652)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 28 December 2019

CITES

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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FAO - Publication: search | FishSource |

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Estimates based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5020   [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):  3.0   ±0.2 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 120179):  Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .
Climate Vulnerability (Ref. 125649):   (0 of 100) .