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Dolichosudis fuliginosa 

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Language: English
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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Aulopiformes Paralepididae

Scientific Name: Dolichosudis fuliginosa Post, 1969

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2015
Date Assessed: 2014-06-17
Assessor(s): Russell, B., Poss, S., Nunoo, F. & Bannermann, P.
Reviewer(s): Strongin, K., Polidoro, B., Carpenter, K.E. & Corley, B.
Justification:
This species is found in the tropical eastern and western Atlantic. In west Africa it is known only from the Gulf of Guinea. This species is found at depths below 600 m to as deep as 1,200 m. While there is little information available for this species, it is not utilized, nor is it known to have any major threats. It is listed as Least Concern.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is found in the tropical eastern and western Atlantic. In west Africa it is known only from the Gulf of Guinea. This species is also known from off Suriname (Uyeno et al. 1983) and the continental slope of southern Brazil (Post 1990). This species is found at depths below 600 m to as deep as 1,200 m.
Countries occurrence:
Native:
Brazil; Equatorial Guinea; Nigeria; Sao Tomé and Principe; Suriname
FAO Marine Fishing Areas:
Native:
Atlantic – eastern central; Atlantic – southwest; Atlantic – western central
Additional data:
Lower depth limit (metres):1200
Upper depth limit (metres):600
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Population [top]

Population:There are no population data available for this species.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This species is found as deep as 1,200 m. There is no other information concerning the habitat or ecology of this species.
Systems:Marine

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: This species is not utilized.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no major threats known to affect this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: There are no conservation measures in place for the protection of this species.

Citation: Russell, B., Poss, S., Nunoo, F. & Bannermann, P. 2015. Dolichosudis fuliginosa. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2015: e.T13485395A15603245. . Downloaded on 15 October 2018.
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