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Foa brachygramma (Jenkins, 1903)

Weed cardinalfish
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Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Apogonidae (Cardinalfishes) > Apogoninae

Issue
Junior synonym Apogonichthys zuluensis Fowler, 1934 of this species is considered a synonym of Foa madagascariensis (by Fraser et al. in review) (Ref. 93673) or Foa fo (T. Fraser, pers.comm. 16/03/2019).

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

; marina; sötvatten; brackvatten revassocierade; djupintervall 0 - 134 m (Ref. 27665).   Tropical

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Central Pacific: Endemic to Hawaii.

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 6.4 cm SL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 93673)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Taggstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 9; Mjukstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 9; Taggstrålar i analfenan 2; Mjukstrålar i analfenan: 8; Ryggkotor: 24. This species is distinguished by the following characters: pored lateral-line scales usually 9-10 and 14-16 gill rakers and rudiments on first gill arch; body scales with narrow dark margins; body uniform to mottled brownish without darker bars on sides (except at night); the second dorsal fin, anal fin and caudal fin pale are without darkish banding; pectoral fin with no whitish spot at axil; without whitish spots at base of caudal peduncle or behind posterior base of second dorsal fin; two darkish small marks near base of caudal peduncle (Ref. 93673).

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Occurs among seagrasses, heavy algal growth, or rubble of shallow sheltered areas (Ref. 1602); sandy substrates (Ref. 76833). Readily enters brackish and also found in fresh waters (Ref. 27665). Benthic and benthopelagic (Ref. 58302).

Life cycle and mating behavior Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

Are mouthbrooders (Ref. 240). Distinct pairing during courtship and spawning (Ref. 205).

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Fraser, T.H. and J.E. Randall, 2011. Two new species of Foa (Apogonidae) from the Pacific Plate, with redescriptions of Foa brachygramma and Foa fo. Zootaxa, 2988:1-27. (Ref. 93673)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)


CITES (Ref. 118484)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 24.2 - 28.8, mean 27.5 (based on 984 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5039   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Trofisk nivå (Ref. 69278):  3.5   ±0.5 se; Based on diet studies.
Resiliens (Ref. 120179):  Hög, lägsta populationsfördubblingstid mindre än 15 månader (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .