Hypoplectrus nigricans, Black hamlet : aquarium

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Hypoplectrus nigricans (Poey, 1852)

Black hamlet
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Classification / Names Populärnamn | synonymer | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Serranidae (Sea basses: groupers and fairy basslets) > Serraninae
Etymology: Hypoplectrus: Greek, hypo = under + Greek, plektron = sting, spur (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Poey.

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

; marina revassocierade; djupintervall 3 - 13 m (Ref. 9710).   Tropical

Utbredning Länder | FAO områden | Ekosystem | Förekomster | Point map | Utplanteringar | Faunafri

Western Atlantic: Belize to Panama; throughout the rest of the Caribbean. Absent off the coast of Venezuela. Antilles (Ref. 26938).

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 15.2 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 13442)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Body blackish (the intensity of the black can vary from bluish to brownish ). All fins pigmented, including the pectorals.

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

A solitary species (Ref. 26340) inhabiting shallow reefs (Ref. 9710). Feeds on fishes and crustaceans (Ref. 26180). Often found near the bottom around soft and hard corals. Occasionally been seen spawning with the H. chlorurus (Ref. 26938)

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

Pelagic spawner.

Main reference Upload your references | referenser | Koordinator : Heemstra, Phillip C. | Medarbetare

Domeier, M.L., 1994. Speciation in the serranid fish Hypoplectrus. Bull. Mar. Sci. 54(1):103-141. (Ref. 26407)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 21 August 2012

CITES (Ref. 118484)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 27.9 - 28.5, mean 28 (based on 130 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01778 (0.00702 - 0.04506), b=3.03 (2.80 - 3.26), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trofisk nivå (Ref. 69278):  4.0   ±0.66 se; Based on food items.
Resiliens (Ref. 120179):  Hög, lägsta populationsfördubblingstid mindre än 15 månader (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (22 of 100) .