Lestrolepis intermedia 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Aulopiformes Paralepididae

Scientific Name: Lestrolepis intermedia (Poey, 1868)
Paralepis intermedius Poey, 1868

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2015
Date Assessed: 2014-07-15
Assessor(s): Bannermann, P., Russell, B., Nunoo, F. & Poss, S.
Reviewer(s): Strongin, K., Polidoro, B., Carpenter, K.E. & Corley, B.
This species is a circum-temperate, subtropical and tropical species. It has a depth distribution of 10-2,700 m. This species is not utilized and not believed to have any major threats affecting it. It is listed as Least Concern with a need for more research concerning its population, habitat and ecology.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is a circum-temparate, subtropical and tropical species. In west Africa it is found from Cape Verde to Angola. It has a depth distribution of 10-2,700 m (Fishnet2 2014).
Countries occurrence:
American Samoa; Angola; Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Aruba; Australia; Bahamas; Barbados; Belize; Benin; Bermuda; Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba; Brazil; British Indian Ocean Territory; Brunei Darussalam; Cameroon; Canada; Cape Verde; Cayman Islands; China; Christmas Island; Cocos (Keeling) Islands; Colombia; Comoros; Congo; Congo, The Democratic Republic of the; Cook Islands; Costa Rica; Côte d'Ivoire; Cuba; Curaçao; Disputed Territory (Paracel Is., Spratly Is.); Djibouti; Dominica; Dominican Republic; Equatorial Guinea; Fiji; French Guiana; French Polynesia; French Southern Territories (Mozambique Channel Is.); Gabon; Gambia; Ghana; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Guam; Guatemala; Guinea; Guinea-Bissau; Guyana; Haiti; Honduras; Hong Kong; India; Indonesia; Jamaica; Japan; Kenya; Kiribati; Korea, Republic of; Liberia; Macao; Madagascar; Malaysia; Maldives; Martinique; Mauritania; Mauritius; Mexico; Micronesia, Federated States of ; Montserrat; Mozambique; Namibia; Nauru; New Caledonia; New Zealand; Nicaragua; Nigeria; Niue; Norfolk Island; Northern Mariana Islands; Oman; Palau; Panama; Papua New Guinea; Philippines; Pitcairn; Puerto Rico; Saint Barthélemy; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Martin (French part); Saint Pierre and Miquelon; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Samoa; Sao Tomé and Principe; Senegal; Seychelles; Sierra Leone; Sint Maarten (Dutch part); Solomon Islands; Somalia; South Africa; Sri Lanka; Suriname; Tanzania, United Republic of; Togo; Tokelau; Tonga; Trinidad and Tobago; Turks and Caicos Islands; Tuvalu; United States; United States Minor Outlying Islands (Johnston I., Midway Is., US Line Is.); Uruguay; Vanuatu; Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of; Viet Nam; Virgin Islands, British; Virgin Islands, U.S.; Wallis and Futuna; Yemen
FAO Marine Fishing Areas:
Atlantic – western central; Atlantic – southwest; Atlantic – southeast; Atlantic – northwest; Atlantic – eastern central; Indian Ocean – western; Indian Ocean – eastern; Pacific – western central; Pacific – northwest; Pacific – southwest; Pacific – eastern central
Additional data:
Lower depth limit (metres):2700
Upper depth limit (metres):10
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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 pelagic species species has a wide depth distribution of 10-2,700 m. However, there is little other information concerning this species habitat and ecology. Younger individuals are known to occupy shallower depths than adults.

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: Bannermann, P., Russell, B., Nunoo, F. & Poss, S. 2015. Lestrolepis intermedia. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2015: e.T13485622A15603260. . Downloaded on 15 October 2018.
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