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Eustomias binghami  Parr, 1927

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Stomiiformes (Lightfishes and dragonfishes) > Stomiidae (Barbeled dragonfishes) > Melanostomiinae
Etymology: Eustomias: Greek, eu = good + Greek, stoma = mouth (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; bathypelagic; depth range 75 - 1700 m (Ref. 37039).   Subtropical

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Western Central Atlantic: roughly 34-22°N, 80-45°W.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 14.4 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 37039)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal soft rays (total): 23-25; Anal soft rays: 39 - 46. Body slender and elongate, color is black; body depth 7.4-12.4% SL. Head length 10.5-15.8% SL. Lower jaw about as long as upper jaw. Long, tapering, protrusible snout. Short chin barbel 18.3% SL, with a single terminal bulb; barbel with 2-3 branches arising from stem. Branches with several to many filaments which often end in bulblets. Terminal bulb twice as long as it is wide and has 1 prominent filament and several minor filaments. Two tightly bound pectoral rays (Ref. 37039).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Maximum length 101 mm SL refers to immature male. Replace with better estimate once available.

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Clarke, T.A., 2000. Review of nine species of North Atlantic Eustomias, subgenus Dinematochirus (Pisces: Stomiidae), with the description of two new species. Copeia 2000(1):96-111. (Ref. 36852)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Fisheries: of no interest
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 6.3 - 16.2, mean 11.4 (based on 110 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00389 (0.00180 - 0.00842), b=3.12 (2.94 - 3.30), in cm Total Length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  4.2   ±0.8 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 vulnerability (24 of 100) .