Hime surrubea  Gomon & Struthers, 2015

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Aulopiformes (Grinners) > Aulopidae (Aulopus)
Etymology: surrubea: Name from Latin 'surrubea' for reddish, referring to the reddish hue that distinguishes this species.

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

Marine; demersal; depth range 170 - 510 m (Ref. 105374).   Tropical

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Eastern Central Pacific: apparently confined to the Hawaiian Ridge.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 17.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 105374); 17.3 cm SL (female)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal soft rays (total): 16-17; Anal soft rays: 9 - 10; Vertebrae: 43. This species is distinguished by the following characters: D 16-17, of moderate height, no rays filamentous in either sex, the third and fourth rays are the longest, only slightly longer than shortest rays at middle of fin, 16.9-23.1% SL in males and females, distal margin nearly straight in both sexes, only slightly concave; caudal peduncle length 13.4-18.7% SL; distance from anus to anal fin origin 1.5-2.2 in distance from pelvic fin origin to anus; head length 30.1-33.3% SL; orbital diameter 10.1-11.8% SL; interorbital width 4.0-5.5% SL; snout length 7.6-9.0% SL; upper jaw length 14.5-16.2% SL; pectoral fin length 19.1-22.1% SL; pelvic fin length 23.7-29.5% SL; 9-11 scales between anus and anal fin origin; reddish overall with deep red saddles (Ref. 105374).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

A demersal species found on sandy bottom (Ref. 105374).

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Gomon, M.F. and C.D. Struthers, 2015. Three new species of the Indo-Pacific fish genus Hime (Aulopidae, Aulopiformes), all resembling the types species H. japonica (Günther 1877). Zootaxa 4044(3):371-390. (Ref. 105374)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5020   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.9   ±0.6 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (11 of 100) .