Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Lophiiformes
(Anglerfishes) > Ogcocephalidae
Etymology: Halieutopsis: Greek, halieutis = fisher + Greek, opsis = apperance (Ref. 45335); margaretae: Named for Prof. Margaret G, Bradbury.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; benthopelagic; depth range 445 - 1185 m (Ref. 58309). Deep-water
Northwestern Central Pacific: Japan, Taiwan and Hawaii.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 6.3 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 58309)
Morphology | Morphometrics
Vertebrae: 18. Distinguished from its congeners by the following: bifurcate dermal spines on ventral surface; body surface of disk covered with complex tubercles, 4-7 spines on rostrum, disk edge, and subopercle, trident on tail; 3 lateral lines on preopercle, 6 on subopercle, 2-3 on dorsolateral branch of subopercle, 1-2 on ventral series of body and 8-9 on tail; 18 vertebrae (Ref. 58309).
Collected by otter trawl and shrimp trawl or trap (Ref. 58309).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Ho, H.-C. and K.-T. Shao, 2007. New species of Halieutopsis (Lophiiformes: Oneirodidae), from Western North and Eastern Central Pacific Ocean. Raffles Bull. Zool. Suppl. 14:87-92. (Ref. 58309)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)
CITES (Ref. 115941)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates of some properties based on models
Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969
): 1.5 - 2.4, mean 1.9 (based on 804 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5010 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01950 (0.00746 - 0.05099), b=2.96 (2.73 - 3.19), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.2 ±0.6 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low to moderate vulnerability (27 of 100) .