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Bregmaceros bathymaster  Jordan & Bollman, 1890

Codlet
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Gadiformes (Cods) > Bregmacerotidae (Codlets)
Etymology: Bregmaceros: Greek, bregma = front of the head + Greek, keras, -atos = horn (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Jordan.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; pelagic-neritic; depth range 86 - ? m (Ref. 58018).   Subtropical, preferred ?; 45°N - 4°S, 126°W - 78°W

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Eastern Pacific: western coast of Mexico, including the Gulf of California to the Gulf of Panama (Ref. 36382).

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 10.0 cm NG male/unsexed; (Ref. 37955)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 44-51; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 45 - 52; Vertebrae: 48 - 51. More than 50 lateral line scales; 10 scales in transverse series. Eye 3.0 in head. Depth 6.6 - 7 in standard length. The first dorsal fin consists of an elongate occipital ray (Ref. 36382). The caudal fin is well developed and separate from the dorsal and anal fins (Ref. 36382). Pelvic fins are jugular; the outer three rays are separate, thick, and elongate, extending well past the origin of the anal fin (Ref. 36382). Branchiostegal rays: 7-7 (Ref. 36382).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Neritic, restricted to the near-shore water of continental shelves. Reaches depths greater than 1000 m (Ref. 37955). Adults feed on plankton (Ref. 36382). Oviparous, with planktonic eggs and larvae (Ref. 36382).

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

Oviparous (Ref. 36382).

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Shen, S.C., 1960. Bregmaceros lanceolatus and Bregmaceros pescadorus, two new species of dwarf fishes from southern Taiwan and Pescadore Islands. Q. J. Taiwan Mus. 13 (1-2):67-74. (Ref. 31443)

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 = 0.5001   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00389 (0.00156 - 0.00972), b=3.12 (2.90 - 3.34), based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.5   ±0.37 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .