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Diagnostic Description

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Rosy in color with golden spots on head and body; fins pink; front of esca dusky with rosy colored stem (Ref. 4115).
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Recorder
Cristina V. Garilao
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Morphology

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Dorsal spines (total): 1; Dorsal soft rays (total): 11 - 12; Analspines: 0; Analsoft rays: 5 - 7
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Threats

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Least Concern (LC)
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Susan M. Luna
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Trophic Strategy

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Depths range from 275 to 625 m. Found on continental shelves and slopes, from approximately 200 m and below (Ref. 10756). A solitary species (Ref. 26340). Potential prey of Laminaria (Ref. 58472).
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Biology

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Found on continental shelves and slopes, from approximately 200 m and below (Ref. 10756). A solitary species (Ref. 26340).
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Importance

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fisheries: of no interest
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Pink frogmouth

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The pink frogmouth, Chaunax pictus, is a sea toad of the family Chaunacidae, found around the world on continental shelves in tropical and temperate waters (except the Caribbean Sea), at depths of between 200 and 660 m. Its length is up to 40 cm. It can be distinguish from present species with a black, deeply concave illicial cavity, and an esca that is black anterodosally and pale or white posteroventrally.

References

  • Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2006). "Chaunax pictus" in FishBase. May 2006 version.
  • Tony Ayling & Geoffrey Cox, Collins Guide to the Sea Fishes of New Zealand, (William Collins Publishers Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand 1982) ISBN 0-00-216987-8
  • Caruso, John H. “Systematics and Distribution of the Atlantic Chaunacid Anglerfishes (Pisces: Lophiiformes).” Copeia, vol. 1989, no. 1, 1989, pp. 153–165. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/1445616. Accessed 6 Mar. 2020.
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Pink frogmouth: Brief Summary

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The pink frogmouth, Chaunax pictus, is a sea toad of the family Chaunacidae, found around the world on continental shelves in tropical and temperate waters (except the Caribbean Sea), at depths of between 200 and 660 m. Its length is up to 40 cm. It can be distinguish from present species with a black, deeply concave illicial cavity, and an esca that is black anterodosally and pale or white posteroventrally.

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Distribution

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Apparently worldwide in tropical to temperate waters. 51.8°N to 12.5°S.
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North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS) North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS) North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS) Stocks, K. 2009. Seamounts Online: an online information system for seamount biology. Version 2009-1. World Wide Web electronic publication.
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Habitat

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Found on continental shelves and slopes, from approximately 200 m and below.
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North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS) North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS) North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS) Stocks, K. 2009. Seamounts Online: an online information system for seamount biology. Version 2009-1. World Wide Web electronic publication.
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Habitat

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benthic
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North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS) North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS) North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS) Stocks, K. 2009. Seamounts Online: an online information system for seamount biology. Version 2009-1. World Wide Web electronic publication.
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Habitat

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Known from seamounts and knolls
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