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Saccopharynx berteli  Tighe & Nielsen, 2000

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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);  berteli: Named for Erik Bertelsen (Bertel), for his many contributions to the knowledge of deep sea fishes..   More on author: Nielsen.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; bathypelagic; depth range 0 - 1100 m (Ref. 36344).   Deep-water

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Pacific Ocean.

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 89.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 36344)

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Saccopharynx berteli differs from all other species by the anterior position of the origin of the dorsal and anal fins (predorsal length 9.3 % and preanal length 11.5 % of TL); origin of "white lines" closer to snout than to pectoral fins; caudal organ slender and simple; nine body filaments longer than 1.5 mm and no isolated spots of photogenic tissue in front of caudal region; dorsal fin rays 235+; anal fin rays 257+ (Ref. 36344).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

This species was caught in an open IKMT between 1100 meters and the surface (Ref. 36344).

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Tighe, K.A. and J.G. Nielsen, 2000. Saccopharynx berteli, a new gulper eel from the Pacific Ocean (Teleostei, Saccopharyngidae). Ichthyol. Res. 47(1):39-41. (Ref. 36344)

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=0.00102 (0.00046 - 0.00225), b=3.06 (2.88 - 3.24), in cm Total Length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  4.1   ±0.6 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate to high vulnerability (51 of 100) .