Orangemouth lizardfish (Saurida flamma) fish profile and information / pictures of Orangemouth lizardfish - Saurida flamma

Orangemouth lizardfish (Saurida flamma) fish profile

Hagfishes
Chimaeras
Hagfishes
Lampreys
Sharks and Rays
Ray-finned fishes
Anglerfishes
Beardfishes
Bichirs
Bonefishes
Bony tongues
Bowfins
Carps
Catfish
Characins
Clingfishes
Cods
Cusk eels
Dories
Eels and Morays
Flatfishes
Gars
Grinners
Aulopus
Barracudinas
Daggertooth
Deep-sea tripod fishes
Deepsea Lizardfishes
Greeneyes
Hammerjaws
Lancetfishes
Largescale deep-sea lizardfishes
Lizard greeneyes
Lizardfishes
Pearleyes
Sabertooth fishes
Sand diving lizardfishes
Telescopefishes
Waryfishes
Halosaurs and deep-sea Spiny eels
Herrings
Jellynose fishes
Knifefishes
Lanternfishes
Lightfishes and Dragonfishes
Live bearers, Killifishes and Rivulines
Milkfish
Mullets
Needle fishes
Perch-like fish
Pikes and Mudminnows
Pipefishes and Seahorses
Pricklefishes, Bigscales and Gibberfishes
Puffers and Filefishes
Pygmy sunfishes
Salmons
Sawbellies
Scorpionfishes and Flatheads
Silversides
Smelts
Spiny eels
Sticklebacks and Seamoths
Sturgeons and Paddlefishes
Swallowers and Gulpers
Tarpons and Tenpounders
Toadfishes
Trout-perches, Pirate perches and Cavefish
Velifers, Tube-eyes and Ribbonfishes
Whalefishes
Lobe-finned fishes
Home
Setting up your tank
DIY Fish Tank Stand
250L community aquarium
Contact Us
 

Scientific Name Saurida flamma
Classified By Waples, 1982
Common Name Orangemouth lizardfish
Class Ray-finned fishes (Actinopterygii)
Order Grinners (Aulopiformes)
Family Lizardfishes (Synodontidae)
Biology Found in and around reefs. Found to depths over 12 m (Ref. 9710). Benthic (Ref. 58302). Feeds mainly on small fishes.
Climate Tropical
Water Temperature From - Celcius Unknown °C
Water Temperature To - Celcius Unknown °C
Depth From - meters 5 m
Depth To - meters 30 m
Zone reef-associated
Distribution Eastern Central Pacific: Hawaii.
Region Eastern Central Pacific
Range Unknown
Maximum Length 30.5 cm
Common Length Unknown cm
Environment Marine; reef-associated; non-migratory; depth range 5 - 30 m (Ref. 58302)
Vulnerability Low vulnerability (25 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 4.2 s.e. 0.73 Based on food items.
Is kept in Aquariums False
Occurs in Marine / Salt water True
Occurs in Brackish water False
Occurs in Fresh Water False
Occurs on Reefs True