Canthigaster supramacula, West African sharpnose-puffer

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Canthigaster supramacula Moura & Castro, 2002

West African sharpnose-puffer
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Classification / Names Noms communs | Synonymes | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinoptérygiens (poissons à nageoires rayonnées) > Tetraodontiformes (Puffers and filefishes) > Tetraodontidae (Puffers) > Canthigasterinae
Etymology: Canthigaster: Greek, kanthos = the outer or inner corner of the eye, where the lids meet, 1646 + Greek, gaster = stomach (Ref. 45335);  supramacula: Named in reference to the conspicuous ocellus-like spot on the side of the body, slightly ventral and anterior to the dorsal fin base (Ref. 43205).

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

; marin récifal.   Tropical

Distribution Pays | Zones FAO | Écosystèmes | Occurrences | Point map | Introductions | Faunafri

Eastern Central Atlantic: known only from off Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana. May be more widespread along the tropical African coast.

Taille / Poids / Âge

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 3.9 cm SL mâle / non sexé; (Ref. 43205)

Description synthétique Morphologie | Morphométrie

Épines dorsales (Total): 0; Rayons mous dorsaux (Total): 10; Épines anales 0; Rayons mous anaux: 9. Presence of a conspicuous dark spot resembling an ocellus on the dorsal portion of the trunk anteroventral to origin of dorsal fin, the dorsal portion of this spot extending to the dorsal fin origin. Lacks conspicuous dark stripes along the sides of the body, bearing only two to four irregular lines that extend from the caudal peduncle to about a vertical through the dorsal fin base (Ref. 43205).

Biologie     Glossaire (ex. epibenthic)

Occurs in reefs (Ref. 43205).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturité | Reproduction | Frai | Œufs | Fécondité | Larves

Oviparous (Ref. 205).

Référence principale Upload your references | Références | Coordinateur : Matsuura, Keiichi | Collaborateurs

Moura, R.L. and R.M.C. Castro, 2002. Revision of Atlantic sharpnose pufferfishes (Tetraodontiformes: Tetraodontidae: Canthigaster), with description of three new species. Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 115(1):32-50. (Ref. 43205)

Statut dans la liste rouge de l'IUCN (Ref. 120744)

  Préoccupation mineure (LC) ; Date assessed: 08 June 2011

CITES (Ref. 118484)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Menace pour l'homme

  Harmless





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Estimates based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.02754 (0.01158 - 0.06551), b=2.94 (2.73 - 3.15), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Niveau trophique (Ref. 69278):  3.0   ±0.4 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Résilience (Ref. 120179):  Haut, temps minimum de doublement de population inférieur à 15 mois (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnérabilité (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .