Careproctus atrans  Andriashev, 1991

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Scorpaeniformes (Scorpionfishes and flatheads) > Liparidae (Snailfishes)
Etymology: Careproctus: Greek, kara = face + Greek, proktos = anus (Ref. 45335);  atrans: Named for the almost black pigmentation of the anterior part of the body (atrans = blackish)..   More on author: Andriashev.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; bathydemersal; depth range ? - 1300 m (Ref. 30823).   Deep-water

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Southwest Atlantic: northward of the Falkland Islands.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 7.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 41400)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal soft rays (total): 44; Anal soft rays: 38; Vertebrae: 47. Anterior part of the body is dark brown to black; caudal region light brown; peritoneum black; stomach white. Caudal 8. Rad. Pectoral 4, rounded, without notches. Two pairs of small pleural ribs. Hypural plate divided by a cleft. Head 26.3% SL; anteanal distance 38.6% SL (Ref. 41400).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Andriashev, A.P., 1998. A review of recent studies of Southern Ocean Liparidae (Teleostei: Scorpaeniformes). Cybium 22(3): 255-266. (Ref. 30823)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00417 (0.00184 - 0.00944), b=3.19 (2.99 - 3.39), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.1   ±0.5 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (11 of 100) .