Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; benthopelagic; depth range 560 - 1019 m (Ref. 51652). Tropical
Eastern Indian Ocean and Northwest Pacific: off Sumatra and Java in the eastern Indian Ocean and in the South China Sea.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 18.1 cm SL (female)
Morphology | Morphometrics
Known from five specimens (Ref. 51652). Probably benthopelagic (Ref. 51652). Feeds on shrimps (Ref. 51652).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Yang, Y.-R., B.-G. Zeng and J.R. Paxton, 1988. Additional specimens of the deepsea fish Hispidoberyx ambagiousus (Hispidoberycidae, Berciformes [sic]) from the South China Sea, with comments on the family relationships. Jap. Soc. Ichthyol. 38:3-8. (Ref. 5589)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)
CITES (Ref. 115941)
Threat to humans
Fisheries: of no interest
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates of some properties based on models
Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969
): 4 - 8.7, mean 6.6 (based on 178 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 1.5000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01122 (0.00514 - 0.02450), b=3.04 (2.87 - 3.21), in cm Total Length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.6 ±0.59 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (12 of 100) .