|Scientific Name:||Dolichopteryx anascopa|
|Species Authority:||Brauer, 1901|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Data Deficient ver 3.1|
|Reviewer/s:||Collen, B., Richman, N., Beresford, A., Chenery, A. & Ram, M.|
|Contributor/s:||De Silva, R., Milligan, H., Lutz, M., Batchelor, A., Jopling, B., Kemp, K., Lewis, S., Lintott, P., Sears, J., Wilson, P. & Smith, J. and Livingston, F.|
Dolichopteryx anascopa is known only from a unique holotype of a juvenile, therefore an assessment of Data Deficient has been made. Further research on the ecology, potential threats and distribution of this species is needed before a more accurate assessment of conservation status can be made.
|Range Description:||This species is known only from the holotype, a damaged juvenile specimen (Fukui and Kitagawa 2006) collected in sub-Antarctic waters in the southeast Pacific.
|FAO Marine Fishing Areas:||
Pacific – southeast
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|Population:||There is no population information available for this species.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||This species is bathypelagic. It is known only from the holotype which was captured at a bottom depth of 2,400 m. Examinations of other species in this genus suggest that Dolichopteryx spawn iteratively during spawning season (Fukui and Kitagawa 2006).|
|Major Threat(s):||It is not known if this species is being impacted by any major threats.|
There are no species-specific conservation measures in place for this species.
Further research is needed on the distribution and ecology of this species.
|Citation:||Hartel, K. 2010. Dolichopteryx anascopa. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 18 June 2013.|
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