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Plagiopsetta stigmosa Mihara & Amaoka, 2004

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

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Pleuronectiformes (Flatfishes) > Samaridae (Crested flounders)
Etymology: Plagiopsetta: Greek, plagios = oblique + Greek, psetta = grouper (Ref. 45335);  stigmosa: Named for the distinct jet-black blotch on the pectoral fin, being one of the diagnostic characters of this species.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Marine; bathydemersal; depth range 280 - 330 m (Ref. 83388).   Tropical

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Nova Bank, Chesterfield Plateau, Argo Bank and Capel Bank.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 16.8 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 83388)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal soft rays (total): 71-78; Anal soft rays: 55 - 62; Vertebrae: 39 - 40. This species is distinguished by having the following set of characters: lateral line present on both sides, scales in lateral line 70-86; pectoral fin with jet-black blotch near posterior margin of third to fifth rays; caudal vertebrae 29-30 (Ref. 83388).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Amaoka, Kunio | Collaborators

Mihara, E. and K. Amaoka, 2004. Pleuronectiform fishes from New Caledonian waters. Five species of the samarid genera Plagiopsetta and Samaris (Samaridae). in Marshall, B. & Richer de Forges, B. (eds), Tropical Deep-Sea Benthos, volume 23. Mémoires du Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle 191:611-635. (Ref. 83388)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)


CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 4.5 - 8.7, mean 6.6 (based on 78 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.6250   [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):  3.7   ±0.4 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .