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Syncomistes wunambal Shelley, Delaval, Le & Feuvre, 2017

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Terapontidae (Grunters or tigerperches)
Etymology: Syncomistes: Greek, syn, symphysis = grown together + Greek, komistes, -ou = leader, driver (Ref. 45335);  wunambal: Named for the Wunambal tribe and language group from the Mitchell River area, where fish is found. A noun in apposition.

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

Freshwater; benthopelagic.   Tropical

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Oceania: Mitchell River catchment in the northern Kimberley region, Western Australia.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 12.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 119336)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 11 - 13; Dorsal soft rays (total): 10-12; Anal spines: 3; Anal soft rays: 7 - 8; Vertebrae: 25 - 27

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Adults prefer to occupy riffle and run habitat, and may form shoals in deep slow water around snags. Juveniles mostly occurs in riffle habitat. Inhabits clear waters, over rocky substrates, usually where algae are in abundance. Feeds mainly on filamentous algae that are scraped off rocks with specially modified teeth (Ref. 119336).

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Shelley, J.J, A. Delaval and M.C. Le Feuvre, 2017. A revision of the grunter genus Syncomistes (Teleostei, Terapontidae, Syncomistes) with descriptions of seven new species from the Kimberley region, northwestern Australia. Zootaxa 4367(1):1-103. (Ref. 119336)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)


CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5005   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (16 of 100) .