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Rhadinorhynchus pristis   (Rudolphi, 1802)

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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Palaeacanthocephala | Echinorhynchida | Rhadinorhynchidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Williams, E.H. Jr. and L. Bunkley-Williams. 1996. (Ref. 359)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 2.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 2278); 1.71 cm TL (female)

Environment

Host

Climate / Range

Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Northeast Atlantic, Mediterranean and Western Pacific.

Short description

The proboscis is elongate, slender and cylindrical. Proboscis hooks are large and uniform in size (14-16 rows of 26 hooks each or 22-25 longitudinal rows of 36-40 hooks each) with a row of longer hooks at the base. A few hooks are present on one side of the anterior body. Females are large and orange in color, males smaller and cream-colored.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

7.6 cm (TL) Female maximum length from Ref. 359. In many offshore and some inshore fishes (Ref. 429).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown