Astronesthes indopacificus  Parin & Borodulina, 1997

Indo-Pacific snaggletooth
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Stomiiformes (Lightfishes and dragonfishes) > Stomiidae (Barbeled dragonfishes) > Astronesthinae
Etymology: Astronesthes: Greek, astra = ray + Greek, esthes, -es = suit, something used to wrap (Ref. 45335).

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

Marine; bathypelagic; depth range 100 - 3178 m (Ref. 27684).   Deep-water; 36°N - 5°N, 116°E - 143°E

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Indo-Pacific: including the Philippine Sea (Ref. 41299).

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 21.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 41299)

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Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 17-20; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 13 - 16; Vertebrae: 45 - 49

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Mesopelagic species (Ref. 75154).

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Ishikawa, S., K. Tsukamoto and M. Nishida, 2004. Genetic evidence for multiple geographic populations of the giant mottled eel Anguilla marmorata in the Pacific and Indian oceans. Ichthyol. Res. 51:343-353. (Ref. 27684)

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

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 3.2 - 10.3, mean 5.5 (based on 109 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00380 (0.00145 - 0.00994), b=3.10 (2.87 - 3.33), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  4.0   ±0.7 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (32 of 100) .