Neobathyclupea gracilis, West Pacific (dwarf) deepsea herring

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Neobathyclupea gracilis (Fowler, 1938)

West Pacific (dwarf) deepsea herring
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Actinopteri (ray-finned fishes) > Acropomatiformes (Oceanic basses) > Bathyclupeidae (Deepsea herring)
  More on author: Fowler.

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

Marine; pelagic-oceanic; depth range 400 - 503 m (Ref. 96155), usually - m (Ref. ).   Tropical; 0°C -

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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)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal soft rays (total): 9; Anal 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).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Minimum depth from Ref. 122568..

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

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)


CITES

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

Fisheries: of no interest
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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):  PD50 = 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.
Resilience
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (11 of 100) .