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Symphurus fuscus  Brauer, 1906

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Pleuronectiformes (Flatfishes) > Cynoglossidae (Tonguefishes) > Symphurinae
Etymology: Symphurus: Greek, syn, symphysis = grown together + Greek, oura = tail (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; demersal; depth range ? - 638 m (Ref. 58018).   Tropical, preferred ?

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Western Indian Ocean: known only from the holotype collected off the east coast of equatorial Africa.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal soft rays (total): 105; Anal soft rays: 93; Vertebrae: 58. Caudal fin rays 14 (Ref. 43689).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found in deep water.

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Munroe, T.A. and J.E. McCosker, 2001. Redescription of Symphurus diabolicus, a poorly-known, deep-sea tonguefish (Pleuronectiformes: Cynoglossidae) from the Galapagos Archipelago. Rev. Biol. Trop. 49(Suppl. 1):187-198. (Ref. 43689)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 109396)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01318 (0.00604 - 0.02878), b=3.03 (2.84 - 3.22), based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.3   ±0.4 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (24 of 100) .