Lycenchelys ryukyuensis  Shinohara & Anderson, 2007

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Zoarcidae (Eelpouts) > Lycodinae
Etymology: Lycenchelys: Greek, lykos = wolf + Greek, enchelys, -yos = eel (Ref. 45335);  ryukyuensis: Named for the country of its type locality.

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

Marine; bathydemersal; depth range 991 - 1533 m (Ref. 75859).   Temperate

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Northwest Pacific: Okinawa Trough near Ryukyu Islands, East China Sea.

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 17.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 75859)

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Dorsal soft rays (total): 110-114; Anal soft rays: 98 - 104; Vertebrae: 118 - 124. This species is distinguished by the following set of characters: Vertebrae 22-24 + 96-102 = 118-124; no interorbital pore and occipital pores; 3 (rarely 4) postorbital pores; 6 + 1 (rarely 6 + 2) suborbital pores; 4 + 4 preoperculomandibular pores; lateral line ventral, complete; 110-114 dorsal fin rays; 98-104 anal fin rays; pelvic fin base about mid-distance between the eye and pectoral fin base (Ref. 75859).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Shinohara, G. and M.E. Anderson, 2007. Lycenchelys ryukyuensis sp. Nov. (Perciformes: Zoarcidae) from the Okinawa Trough, Japan. Bull. Natl. Mus. Nat. Sci. Ser. A. Suppl. 1:59-66. (Ref. 75859)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)


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 - 4.3, mean 3.6 (based on 24 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 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):  Moderate vulnerability (37 of 100) .