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Stemonidium hypomelas  Gilbert, 1905

Black serrivomerid eel
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Anguilliformes (Eels and morays) > Serrivomeridae (Sawtooth eels)
Etymology: Stemonidium: Diminutive of Greek, stemon, -on = warp, weft (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Gilbert.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; bathypelagic; depth range 500 - 1229 m (Ref. 58302).   Deep-water

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South Atlantic and Pacific.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 22.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 47377); 37.5 cm TL (female)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Mesopelagic (Ref. 58302). Comes to 175 m depth during the night (Ref. 47377).

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Saldanha, L. and E. Karmovskaya, 1990. Serrivomeridae. p. 169-171. In J.C. Quero, J.C. Hureau, C. Karrer, A. Post and L. Saldanha (eds.) Check-list of the fishes of the eastern tropical Atlantic (CLOFETA). JNICT, Lisbon; SEI, Paris; and UNESCO, Paris. Vol. 1. (Ref. 5237)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Fisheries: of no interest
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 1.0020   [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):  3.7   ±0.6 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Assuming tmax>3).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (25 of 100) .