Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes
(Perch-likes) > Percophidae
(Duckbills) > Bembropinae
Etymology: Chrionema: Greek, chrio, chroa, to touch, to rub + Greek, nema = filament (Ref. 45335); pallidum: From the Latin pallidum meaning pale, in reference to the drab coloring of the species.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; bathydemersal; depth range 230 - 350 m (Ref. 41739). Deep-water; 25°S - 26°S
Southeast Pacific: known from 3 seamounts in the western part of the Sala y Gomez submarine ridge between 25°01'-25°11'S and 97°28'-100°49'W.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 13.2 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 41739)
Morphology | Morphometrics
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Parin, N.V., 1990. Percophid fishes (Percophidae) from the Sala y Gomez Ridge (Southeast Pacific). J. Ichthyol. 30(1):68-79. (Ref. 41739)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)
CITES (Ref. 115941)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates of some properties based on models
Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969
): 11.8 - 12.1, mean 11.9 (based on 6 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5156 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00389 (0.00157 - 0.00964), b=3.08 (2.87 - 3.29), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.9 ±0.4 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278
): Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Assuming tmax>3).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (24 of 100) .