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Platyberyx mauli Kukuev, Parin & Trunov, 2012

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Caristiidae (Manefishes) > Caristiinae
Etymology: Platyberyx: Name from the Greek 'platy' meaning flat and Beryx, a genus of beryciform fishes.;  mauli: Named for G.E. Maul, a well-known ichthyologist from Portugal,.

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

Marine; bathypelagic; depth range ? - 849 m (Ref. 93123).   Subtropical

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Eastern Atlantic: Madeira to the coastal zone of Morocco, and off Faroe Is.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 14.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 93123)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal soft rays (total): 28; Anal soft rays: 17; Vertebrae: 33 - 34. This species is distinguished by the following characters: teeth on jaws not numerous, small, bristle-shaped, and weak (mobile) and these are located in the anterior parts of the jaws in 2 rows, in the posterior parts, in single rows; vomerine teeth bristle-shaped and numerous (approximately 20); palatine teeth bristle-shaped in 2 rows; gill rakers on the first branchial arch short, flattened, fleshy, with weakly developed spinules, total number 16; oral-branchial cavity dark; pelvic fins attached at a level of the vertical through the posterior margin of the pectoral plate and the distinct oval hollow is behind the pelvic fins anteriorly from the abdominal dermal fissure; dorsal fin with 27 rays, its origin at the vertical through the posterior margin of the orbit; head small (ca. 4 times in SL); orbit diameter less than the caudal peduncle depth (Ref. 93123).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Stevenson, D.E. and C.P. Kenaley, 2013. Revision of the manefish genera Caristius and Platyberyx (Teleostei: Percomorpha: Caristiidae), with description of five new species. Copeia 2013(3):415-434. (Ref. 94277)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)

  Data deficient (DD) ; Date assessed: 22 July 2014

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

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5156   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01778 (0.00668 - 0.04735), b=3.00 (2.77 - 3.23), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.5   ±0.5 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .