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Champsodon sagittus  Nemeth, 1994

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Champsodontidae (Crocodile toothfishes)
Etymology: Champsodon: Greek, champso = crocodile, voracious predator + Greek, odous = teeth (Ref. 45335);  sagittus: Specific name refers to its pointed premaxillary symphysis and narrow, elongate body.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; demersal; depth range 0 - 433 m (Ref. 30434).   Subtropical, preferred ?

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Western Pacific: Australia, Indonesia, and the Philippines.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 7.7 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 30434)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 4 - 6; Dorsal soft rays (total): 18-23; Anal soft rays: 16 - 21; Vertebrae: 29 - 33. First arch with 2 gill rakers on upper limb (Ref 12850).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Nemeth, D., 1994. Systematics and distribution of fishes of the family Champsodontidae (Teleostei: Perciformes), with descriptions of three new species. Copeia 1994(2):347-371. (Ref. 30434)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 109396)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5002   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00447 (0.00172 - 0.01158), b=3.11 (2.88 - 3.34), based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.9   ±0.5 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .