Oneirodes schmidti  (Regan & Trewavas, 1932)

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Lophiiformes (Anglerfishes) > Oneirodidae (Dreamers)
Etymology: Oneirodes: Greek, 'oneiros' = a dream or dreamlike or out of a dream (suggesting this fish is so strange and marvelous that can exist only in dreams) (Ref. 86949).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; bathypelagic; depth range ? - 2500 m (Ref. 40966).   Deep-water

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Indo-West Pacific.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 9.2 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 26783)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal soft rays (total): 5-6; Anal soft rays: 4. Characterized by having escal morphology: esca with large complex anterior appendage consisting of a wide compressed base bearing a relatively short unpaired branched filament on posterior margin, 2 extremely long distal filaments that bifurcate as many as five times, and a stout, bifurcated medial filament, each branch becomes highly branched distally; pair of filamentous, highly branched medial escal appendages less than length of escal bulb; terminal escal papilla with a single distal streak of pigment; slender unbranched posterior escal appendage less than length of escal bulb; relatively short, filamentous, branched anterolateral appendage on each side; long and narrow subopercle, dorsal end tapering, rounded or pointed distally, without indentation on posterodorsal margin; length of ventral fork of opercle 26.6-27.7% SL; ratio of lengths of the dorsal and ventral forks of opercle 0.47-0.51; absence of epibranchial teeth; presence of teeth on pharyngobranchial II; upper jaw teeth 60-67, lower jaw teeth 56-76; teeth on vomer 5-6; dorsal fin rays 5-6; anal fin rays 4; pectoral fin rays 15-17; head length 43.8-47.7% SL; head depth 42.4-50.0% SL; premaxilla length 35.9-40.0% SL; length of lower jaw 50.0-52.7% SL; length of illicium 37.5-107.7% SL (Ref. 86949).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Pietsch, T.W., 1999. Oneirodidae. Dreamers (deep-sea anglerfishes). p. 2031-2032. In K.E. Carpenter and V.H. Niem (eds.) FAO species identification guide for fishery purposes. The living marine resources of the WCP. Vol. 3. Batoid fishes, chimaeras and bony fishes part 1 (Elopidae to Linophrynidae). FAO, Rome. (Ref. 12940)

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=0.01995 (0.00906 - 0.04395), b=3.01 (2.83 - 3.19), in cm Total Length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.9   ±0.7 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 to moderate vulnerability (28 of 100) .