Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Syngnathiformes
(Pipefishes and seahorses) > Centriscidae
(Snipefishes and shrimpfishes) > Macroramphosinae
Etymology: Centriscops: Greek, kentris, -idos = sting + Greek, ops = appearance (Ref. 45335); humerosus: Centriscops is the Greek word for bellows and eye (meaning a bellowsfish with a large eye) and humerosus for shoulders (referring to the large bony plates on the upper flanks) (Ref. 57469). More on author: Richardson.
Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969
): 4.6 - 9.7, mean 7.3 (based on 245 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 1.0002 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01479 (0.00600 - 0.03648), b=2.94 (2.73 - 3.15), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.6 ±0.53 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278
): Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Moderate vulnerability (44 of 100) .