Apogon gouldi, Deepwater cardinalfish

Apogon gouldi Smith-Vaniz, 1977

Deepwater cardinalfish
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Actinopteri (ray-finned fishes) > Kurtiformes (Nurseryfishes, cardinalfishes.) > Apogonidae (Cardinalfishes) > Apogoninae
Etymology: Apogon: Greek, a = without + Greek pogon = chin, beard (Ref. 45335);  gouldi: Named for Edwin J. Gould, sponsor and active participant in the 1975 Academy Bermuda Expedition (Ref. 35505)

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

Marine; demersal; depth range 55 - 262 m (Ref. 35505), usually - m (Ref. ).   Tropical; 0°C -

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Western Central Atlantic: Bermuda, Bahamas and off Mexico. Possibly more wide-ranging.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 6.6 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 35505)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Circumferential caudal peduncle scales 5-2-5; diffuse web-shaped bar below second dorsal fin and broad band on caudal peduncle (Ref. 35505).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Smith-Vaniz, W.F., B.B. Collette and B.E. Luckhurst, 1999. Fishes of Bermuda: history, zoogeography, annotated checklist, and identification keys. American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists Special Publication No. 4. 424 p. (Ref. 35505)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 10 March 2011

CITES

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 18.5 - 26.3, mean 21.8 °C (based on 37 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01000 (0.00244 - 0.04107), b=3.04 (2.81 - 3.27), in cm total length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic level (Ref. 69278):  3.4   ±0.5 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 120179):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .