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Trichopsetta orbisulcus  Anderson & Gutherz, 1967

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Pleuronectiformes (Flatfishes) > Bothidae (Lefteye flounders)
Etymology: Trichopsetta: Greek, thrix = hair + Greek, psetta = grouper (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; demersal; depth range 119 - 156 m (Ref. 12204).   Tropical

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Western Central Atlantic: off Nicaragua and Venezuela. Records from the Scotian shelf of Canada are based on larval specimens.

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 11.7 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 12204)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal soft rays (total): 91-92; Anal soft rays: 70 - 73. Brown or straw-colored with spots or blotches on the body and fins; usually with a large blotch at the junction of the curved and straight parts of the lateral line and on the lateral line just anterior to the caudal peduncle (Ref. 12204). Head furrows blackish and males with a large black spot on the dorsal fin between the third and seventh rays (Ref. 12204).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Rare species (Ref. 5217).

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Coad, B.W., 1995. Encyclopedia of Canadian fishes. Canadian Museum of Nature and Canadian Sportfishing Productions Inc. Singapore. (Ref. 12204)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 17.9 - 23.7, mean 21.6 (based on 8 cells; Ref. 115970).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5625   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01023 (0.00442 - 0.02369), b=3.00 (2.81 - 3.19), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.5   ±0.4 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (31 of 100) .