Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes
(Perch-likes) > Zoarcidae
(Eelpouts) > Lycodinae
Etymology: Lycenchelys: Greek, lykos = wolf + Greek, enchelys, -yos = eel (Ref. 45335); remissaria: From the Latin remissarius (shifted) to emphasize its ventral fin base which is shifted far anteriorly.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; bathydemersal; depth range 1020 - 2005 m (Ref. 27311). Deep-water
Northwest Pacific: known only by the holotype caught off Japan.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 21.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 41674)
Morphology | Morphometrics
soft rays: 104;
Vertebrae: 128. Body not elongated, depth 6.5% TL; in the seismosensory system of head, no interorbital or occipital commissure or pores; 3 pores in the postorbital canal on the left (first, third and fourth), 4 pores on the right; lateral line on the body with two branches (mediolateral and ventral); head fairly short, 14.8% TL; preanal distance 30.8% TL; snout long; ventral fins situated far anteriorly on the throat, nearly on the vertical through the middle of the space between the posterior edge of the orbit and the preopercle (Ref. 41674).
Maximum depth from type locality data (Ref. 51665).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Fedorov, V.V., 1995. Lycenchelys remissaria sp. nova (Perciformes: Zoarcidae) from the bathyal region of the Pacific Ocean shores of Japan. J. Ichthyol. 35(4):135-139. (Ref. 41674)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)
CITES (Ref. 115941)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates of some properties based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00129 (0.00055 - 0.00302), b=3.10 (2.89 - 3.31), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.3 ±0.5 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 (35 of 100) .