Capricorn lizardfish (Synodus capricornis) fish profile and information / pictures of Capricorn lizardfish - Synodus capricornis

Capricorn lizardfish (Synodus capricornis) fish profile

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Scientific Name Synodus capricornis
Classified By Cressey & Randall, 1978
Common Name Capricorn lizardfish
Class Ray-finned fishes (Actinopterygii)
Order Grinners (Aulopiformes)
Family Lizardfishes (Synodontidae)
Biology Found in sandy areas near reefs (Ref. 38189). Benthic (Ref. 58302).
Climate Subtropical
Water Temperature From - Celcius Unknown °C
Water Temperature To - Celcius Unknown °C
Depth From - meters 20 m
Depth To - meters 88 m
Zone demersal
Distribution Pacific Ocean: reported from Taiwan (Ref. 58391), Tonga (Ref. 53797) and from Hawaii, Easter Island, and Pitcairn (Ref. 38189).
Region Pacific Ocean
Range Unknown
Maximum Length 21.0 cm
Common Length Unknown cm
Environment Marine; demersal; depth range 20 - 88 m (Ref. 58302)
Vulnerability Low vulnerability (17 of 100)
Resilience High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.)
Threat To Humans   Harmless
IUCN Red List Status   Not Evaluated 
Human Uses Fisheries: of no interest
Phylogenetic Diversity Index PD50 = 0.5000 many relatives (e.g. carps) 0.5 - 2.0 few relatives (e.g. lungfishes)
Trophic Level 4.13 s.e. 0.70 Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Is kept in Aquariums False
Occurs in Marine / Salt water True
Occurs in Brackish water False
Occurs in Fresh Water False
Occurs on Reefs False