Saddled Pearlside, Argyripnus ephippiatus Gilbert & Cramer 1897


Other Names: Gilbert & Cramer's Bristle-mouth Fish

Illustration of the type of the Saddled Pearlside, Argyripnus ephippiatus. Source: Pl. 39(2), in Gilbert & Cramer (1897) Proc. U. S. Natl Mus. 19(1114): 403-435 / Biodiversity Heritage Library. License: CC by Attribution


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Bray, D.J. 2021, Argyripnus ephippiatus in Fishes of Australia, accessed 22 Jan 2022, https://fishesofaustralia.net.au/Home/species/3936

Saddled Pearlside, Argyripnus ephippiatus Gilbert & Cramer 1897

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Distribution

North West Shelf, Western Australia, and the Coral Sea off the northern Great Barrier Reef, Queensland. Elsewhere the species is known from off Japan and Hawaii.

Feeding

Feeds mostly on zooplankton, crustaceans, annelids, molluscs and other fishes.

Species Citation

Argyripnus ephippiatus Gilbert & Cramer 1897, Proceedings of the United States National Museum 19(1114): 403-435 pls 36-48: 414, pl. 39(2). Type locality: Hawaiian Islands, 21°12'N, 157°49'W, Albatross station 3472, depth 295 fathoms

Author

Bray, D.J. 2021

Resources

Atlas of Living Australia

Saddled Pearlside, Argyripnus ephippiatus Gilbert & Cramer 1897

References


Gilbert, C.H. & Cramer, F. 1897. Report on the fishes dredged in deep water near the Hawaiian Islands, with descriptions and figures of twenty-three new species. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 19(1114): 403-435 pls 36-48 See ref at BHL

Harold, A.S. 1999. Families Gonostomatidae, Sternoptychidae, Phosichthyidae, Astronesthidae, Stomiidae, Chauliodontidae, Melanostomiidae, Idiacanthidae, Malacosteidae. pp. 1896-1917 in Carpenter, K.E. & Niem, V.H. (eds). The Living Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific. FAO Species Identification Guide for Fisheries Purposes. Rome : FAO Vol. 3 pp. 1397-2068. 

Harold, A. 2020. Argyripnus ephippiatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2020: e.T137463132A137467468. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2020-1.RLTS.T137463132A137467468.en. Downloaded on 19 November 2021. 

Struhsaker, P. 1973. Argyripnus brocki, a new species of stomiatoid fish from Hawaii, with observations on A. ephippiatus and A. iridescens. Fishery Bulletin (U.S.) 71(3): 827-836 figs 1-3

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CAAB Code:37107012

Behaviour:325-800 m

Biology:Bioluminescent

Conservation:IUCN Least Concern

Habitat:Benthopelagic

Max Size:10 cm SL

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