Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes(genus, species) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; pelagic-oceanic; depth range 400 - 503 m (Ref. 96155), usually - m (Ref. ). Tropical; 0°C -
Western Pacific from Taiwan to Coral Sea and Vanuatu;
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 17.4 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 96155)
Morphology | Morphometrics
soft rays: 29 - 30;
Vertebrae: 31. This species is distinguished by the following characters: oral cavity lightly colored; body slender (SL at least 4.5 as great as body depth); SL approximately three times as great as the head length; praeoperculum with smooth free margin; A 29-30; developed gill filaments 16-17, the largest 12.1-14.0% times as long as head (Ref. 96155).
Minimum depth from Ref. 122568..
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Prokofiev, A.M., 2014. Taxonomy and distribution of deepsea herring (Bathyclupeidae) in oceans. J. Ichthyol. 54 (8):493-500. (Ref. 122568)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
Threat to humans
Fisheries: of no interest
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingNutrientsMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969
): 5.3 - 8.9, mean 6.9 °C (based on 189 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5156 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00389 (0.00180 - 0.00842), b=3.12 (2.94 - 3.30), in cm total length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic level (Ref. 69278
): 3.1 ±0.30 se; based on food items.
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (11 of 100) .