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Echiodon prionodon  Parmentier, 2012

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Ophidiiformes (Cusk eels) > Carapidae (Pearlfishes) > Carapinae
Etymology: Echiodon: Greek, echieys, eos = a little viper + Greek, odous = teeth (Ref. 45335);  prionodon: Name from Greek 'priôn' meaning saw, and 'odous' (odon) meaning tooth, referring to the unique morphology of the fang at the tip of the jaw.

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Marine; pelagic-neritic; depth range 37 - 313 m (Ref. 93132).   Temperate

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Southwestern Pacific: New Zealand.

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 16.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 93132)

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This species is distinguished by the following characters: serrated posterior margin on the fangs; expanded thoracic plates on some abdominal vertebrae, 33-35 precaudal vertebrae; 42-45 dorsal-fin rays anterior to vertical through vertebrae 30 and 31; 40-41 anal-fin rays anterior to vertical through articulation between vertebrae 30 and 31 (Ref. 93132).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Parmentier, E., 2012. Echiodon prionodon, a new species of Carapidae (Pisces, Ophidiiformes) from New Zealand. European Journal of Taxonomy 31:1-8. (Ref. 93132)

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): 12 - 16.5, mean 14.3 (based on 27 cells; Ref. 115970).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5001   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00102 (0.00046 - 0.00225), b=3.06 (2.88 - 3.24), in cm Total Length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.6   ±0.5 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .