Pogonophryne skorai, Skora’s toadlike plunderfish

Pogonophryne skorai Balushkin & Spodareva, 2013

Skora’s toadlike plunderfish
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Artedidraconidae (Barbled plunderfishes)
Etymology: Pogonophryne: Greek, pogon = beard + Greek, phrynos = toad (Ref. 45335);  skorai: Named for the Polish ichthyologist, Krzysztof E. Skóra, for his contribution to the study of fishes of the Southern Ocean and for promoting the international cooperation of Antarctic ichthyologists.

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

Marine; bathydemersal; depth range 360 - 490 m (Ref. 93744).   Polar

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Antarctica: South Shetland and Bransfield Strait; possibly circumcontinentally and inhabits all the marginal seas of Antarctica.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 19.2 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 93744)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal soft rays (total): 27; Anal soft rays: 17; Vertebrae: 37.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

A mesobenthal species. A female paratype (19.5 cm TL, 14.83 cm SL) with eggs (0.8-1.1 mm at its third stage of maturity) in the ovaries (Ref. 93744).

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Balushkin, A.V. and V.V. Spodareva, 2013. Pogonophryne skorai sp. n. (Perciformes: Artedidraconidae), a new species of toadlike plunderfish from the Bransfield Strait and coastal waters of the South Shetland Islands (Antarctica). Russian Journal of Marine Biology 39(3):196-201. (Ref. 93744)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)


CITES (Ref. 118484)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Estimates based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = No PD50 data   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01995 (0.00906 - 0.04395), b=3.01 (2.83 - 3.19), in cm Total Length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.3   ±0.5 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 120179):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):   (0 of 100) .