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Callorhinchus capensis Duméril, 1865

Cape elephantfish
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Holocéphales (chimères) (chimaeras) > Chimaeriformes (Chimaeras) > Callorhinchidae (Plownose chimaeras)
Etymology: Callorhinchus: Greek, kalos, kallos = beautiful + Greek, rhyngchos = snout (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Duméril.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Écologie

; marin démersal; profondeur 10 - 374 m (Ref. 5578), usually 10 - 200 m (Ref. 3180).   Subtropical; 16°S - 35°S

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Southeast Atlantic: Namibia to the Cape and Natal in South Africa (Ref. 5578, 58304).

Length at first maturity / Taille / Poids / Âge

Maturity: Lm 49.6  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 122 cm TL mâle / non sexé; (Ref. 3180); poids max. publié: 5.3 kg (Ref. 40637)

Description synthétique Morphologie | Morphométrie

Épines dorsales (Total): 1. An elephant fish with a hoe-like snout and arched caudal fin (Ref. 5578). Silvery or bronzy with brown markings on flanks and head; fin webs brown (Ref. 5578).

Biologie     Glossaire (ex. epibenthic)

Found from close inshore and shallow bays to the slope (Ref. 5578). Feeds on small fish and a wide variety of invertebrates (Ref. 27121). Sold commercially as 'silver trumpeter' (Ref. 3180) and considered a delicacy in southern Africa (Ref. 27121). Oviparous (Ref. 50449). Produces egg-cases that are spindle shaped, with broad horizontal flanges (Ref. 36731). Minimum depth reported from Ref. 7403.

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturité | Reproduction | Frai | Œufs | Fécondité | Larves

Oviparous (Ref. 50449).

Référence principale Upload your references | Références | Coordinateur | Collaborateurs

Krefft, G., 1990. Callorynchidae. p. 117. In J.C. Quero, J.C. Hureau, C. Karrer, A. Post and L. Saldanha (eds.) Check-list of the fishes of the eastern tropical Atlantic (CLOFETA). JNICT, Lisbon; SEI, Paris; and UNESCO, Parisl. Vol. 1. (Ref. 7403)

Statut dans la liste rouge de l'IUCN (Ref. 119314)

  Préoccupation mineure (LC) ; Date assessed: 31 January 2006

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Menace pour l'homme

  Traumatogenic (Ref. 12484)





Utilisations par l'homme

Pêcheries: intérêt commercial mineur; pêche sportive: oui
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 10.3 - 21, mean 16.2 (based on 200 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.7500   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00501 (0.00220 - 0.01140), b=3.11 (2.90 - 3.32), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species & (Sub)family-body (Ref. 93245).
Niveau trophique (Ref. 69278):  3.5   ±0.52 se; Based on food items.
Résilience (Ref. 69278):  Faible, temps minimum de doublement de population : 4,5 à 14 années (Fec assumed to be <100).
Vulnérabilité (Ref. 59153):  High vulnerability (60 of 100) .
Catégorie de prix (Ref. 80766):   Low.