Ogcocephalus nasutus (Cuvier, 1829)

Shortnose batfish
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Actinopterígios (peces con aletas radiadas) > Lophiiformes (Anglerfishes) > Ogcocephalidae (Batfishes)
Etymology: Ogcocephalus: Greek, ogkos, ou = hook, curvature (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Cuvier.

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

; marino asociado a arrecife; rango de profundidad 0 - 305 m (Ref. 26938).   Tropical

Distribución Países | Áreas FAO | Ecosistemas | Ocurrencias, apariciones | Point map | Introducciones | Faunafri

Western Atlantic: southeastern Florida (USA), Bahamas and northern Gulf of Mexico to northern Brazil. Antilles, western Caribbean (Ref. 26938).

Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 38.0 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 7251)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

Espinas dorsales (total): 0; Radios blandos dorsales (total): 4; Espinas anales 0; Radios blandos anales: 4. Head and body with conical tubercles (Ref. 13442). Pectoral membrane black distally, ventral surface of tip of rays become fleshy pad (Ref. 13608).

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

Inhabits flat bottoms of sand, coral rubble, seagrass or mud (Ref. 13442). Occurs from water's edge to at least 275 m depth. Feeds on mollusks, crabs, fishes, polychaete worms and algae (Ref. 13442). May be caught by hand (Ref. 13442). Rarely used for food (Ref. 26938). Traded as an aquarium fish at Ceará, Brazil (Ref. 49392).

Life cycle and mating behavior Madurez | Reproducción | Puesta | Huevos | Fecundidad | Larva

Main reference Upload your references | Referencias | Coordinador : Ho, Hsuan-Ching | Colaboradores

Bradbury, M.G., 1980. A revision of the fish genus Ogcocephalus with descriptions of new species from the western Atlantic Ocean (Ogcocephalidae: Lophiiformes). Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. 42(7):229-285. (Ref. 40824)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 16 September 2014

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Acuario: Comercial
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 18 - 27.1, mean 23.5 (based on 280 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5001   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01950 (0.00746 - 0.05099), b=2.96 (2.73 - 3.19), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  3.5   ±0.4 se; Based on diet studies.
Resiliencia (Ref. 69278):  Bajo, población duplicada en un tiempo mínimo de 4.5-14 años (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  High vulnerability (57 of 100) .