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Saccopharynx hjorti  Bertin, 1938

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Saccopharyngiformes (Swallowers and gulpers) > Saccopharyngidae (Swallowers)
Etymology: Saccopharynx: Latin, sacculus = small bag + Greek, pharyngx = pharynx (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; bathypelagic; depth range 0 - 1400 m (Ref. 58018).   Deep-water

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Eastern Central Atlantic: Southwest of Azores (34°59'N, 33°01'W). The holotype has been found since the publication of the type catalog by Froiland (1970). It is registered as ZMB 6041 and deposited in Museum of Zoology, University of Bergen, Norway (I. Byrkjedal, pers. comm.).

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

This species has been forgotten both in CLOFNAM (Ref. 27942) and FNAM (Ref. 6718). Only one specimen is known (Ref. 36365).

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Nielsen, J.G. and E. Bertelsen, 1985. The gulper-eel family Saccopharyngidae (Pisces, Anguilliformes). Steenstrupia 11(6):157-206. (Ref. 36365)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

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 = 0.5020   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01000 (0.00244 - 0.04107), b=3.04 (2.81 - 3.27), in cm Total Length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  4.2   ±0.6 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  High vulnerability (60 of 100) .