Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Pleuronectiformes
(Flatfishes) > Bothidae
Etymology: filipes: Named for its elongated pelvic fin on the ocular side in males.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; bathydemersal; depth range 300 - 330 m (Ref. 28982). Deep-water
Western Pacific: Nova Bank, the Coral Sea.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 8.8 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 28982)
Gill rakers serrate. Pelvic fin on eyed side greatly elongate in males, its length more than 1/2 head length in males larger than 5 cm SL. Maximum SL about 88 cm (Ref 42535).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Amaoka, K., E. Mihara and J. Rivaton, 1997. Pisces, Pleuronectiformes: Flatfishes from the waters around New Caledonia. Six species of the bothid genera Tosarhombus and Parabothus. p.144-171. In B. Séret (ed.) Résultats des Campagnes MUSORTOM,17, Mém. Mus. Natn. Hist. Nat. 174, 212p. (Ref. 28982)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)
CITES (Ref. 115941)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates of some properties based on models
Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969
): 4.3 - 9.4, mean 6.6 (based on 58 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5020 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01047 (0.00452 - 0.02424), 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
): 3.4 ±0.5 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 to moderate vulnerability (26 of 100) .