Norfolkia brachylepis

Tropical scaly-headed triplefin
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Norfolkia brachylepis   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
Classification / Names
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Tripterygiidae (Triplefin blennies) > Tripterygiinae
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. . (Ref. 13227)
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Short description
Dorsal spines (total): 18 - 19; Dorsal soft rays (total): 10-11; Anal spines: 2; Anal soft rays: 20 - 21. Diagnosis: Dorsal fins IV + XIV-XV + 10-11 (IV+XV+11); anal fin II, 20-21 (21), spine length half of the rays; pectoral rays 16, dorsalmost 2-3 and ventral most 7 simple, remainder branched once; pelvic rays bound together by membrane for less than one-fourth of length of shorter ray. Lateral line pored scales 21-24 (22), terminates between 2nd and 3rd dorsal fins; notched scales and 14-19 (16); total lateral scales 32-35 (34). Dentary pores 5-6 + 1 + 5-6. Orbital and nasal cirri palmate and about as large as pupil diameter. Dorsal fin also with cirri at tips of spines. Head 2.9-3.6 (3.3) in SL, eye 3.0–3.9 (3.3), maxilla 2.3-3.0 (2.6) and snout 3.3-4.9 (3.8) in head length (Ref. 88983). Heavily pigmented (Ref. 1602). Overall greyish or brownish with 5 white saddles on dorsal side extending to fins, eye bar black and broad, anal fin vertical bands black, caudal fin bands grey and white (Ref. 90102).
Biology
    Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 84930)
Threat to humans
   
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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805)
PD50 = 0.5625 many relatives (e.g. carps) 0.5 - 2.0 few relatives (e.g. lungfishes)
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278)
3.2 s.e. 0.3 Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278)
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
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