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Epigonus notacanthus  Parin & Abramov, 1986

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Epigonidae (Deepwater cardinalfishes)
Etymology: Epigonus: Greek, epi = over, in front + Greek, gonio = angle (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; bathydemersal; depth range 230 - 340 m (Ref. 31632).   Deep-water, preferred ?

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Southeast Pacific: seamount in the Nazca chain.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 23.8 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 31632)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

No opercular spines. 8 spines on first dorsal fin. No teeth on tongue. Last spine of the first dorsal fin is considerably removed from the next to last spine and is not joined to it by a membrane (Ref. 31632).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

A mesobenthic-pelagic species living mainly above the bottom (Ref. 31632). No length type given but assumed to be SL.

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Abramov, A.A., 1992. Species composition and distribution of Epigonus (Epigonidae) in the world ocean. J. Ichthyol. 32(5):94-108. (Ref. 31632)

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 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01000 (0.00244 - 0.04107), b=3.04 (2.81 - 3.27), based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.5   ±0.5 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Assuming tm=2-4).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate vulnerability (42 of 100) .