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Aulotrachichthys sajademalensis  (Kotlyar, 1979)

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

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Beryciformes (Sawbellies) > Trachichthyidae (Slimeheads)
Etymology: Aulotrachichthys: Greek, aulos = flute + Greek, trachys, -eia, -ys = rough.

Issue
This species is placed in the genus Paratrachichthys Waite, 1899 in Eschmeyer (CofF ver. May 2011: Ref. 86870).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; bathypelagic; depth range 143 - 274 m (Ref. 9872).   Deep-water, preferred ?

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Indian Ocean: Saya de Malha. Mediterranean Sea: Nazareth Banks. Northwest Pacific: Kyushu-Palau Ridge (Ref. 559). Known also off Somalia (Moore, pers. comm.).

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 9.6 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 9872)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Kotlyar, A.N., 1980. Systematic and distribution of trachichthyid fishes (Trachichthyidae, Beryciformes) of the Indian ocean. Trudy Inst. Okeanol. 110:177-224. (Ref. 9872)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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