Achirus mucuri, American sole

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Achirus mucuri Ramos, Ramos & Lopes, 2009

American sole
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> Pleuronectiformes (Flatfishes) > Achiridae (American soles)
Etymology: Achirus: Greek, a = without + Greek, cheir = hands (Ref. 45335);  mucuri: The word mucuri is in reference to the name of the type locality of the new species, the Mucuri River, northeastern Brazil..

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

; marino; salmastro benthopelagico. Tropical; 18°S - 19°S, 39°W - 40°W

Distribuzione Stati | Aree FAO | Ecosystems | Presenze | Point map | Introduzioni | Faunafri

South America: Brazil. Achirus mucuri is known only from the Mucuri River estuary, a small system situated between the Jequitinhonha and Doce rivers, south of Bahia state coast drainage, northeastern Brazil (Ref. 80995).

Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 9.0 cm SL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 80995)

Short description Morfologia | Morfometria

Achirus mucuri is distinguished from all its congeners, except A. novoae, by possessing a connection on both the blind and ocular sides between the branchiostegal membrane and the isthmus, with the connection being slightly stronger on the blind side (vs. complete absence of connections between branchiostegal membranes and isthmus). Additionally, the species is distinguished from its congeners by having a light-brown body color, with regularly-scattered, minute, darkbrown blotches that are sometimes concentrated to form larger spots. Five specimens differed from the typical light-brown body color in having a brownish-gray background, and one specimen showed brownish-white body pigmentation. The new species differs from A. novoae by the presence of a large, ramified labial fimbriae (vs. simple, non-ramified, minute labial fimbriae in A. novoae) and by the shape of the infraorbital canal (extending around ventral margin of fixed eye) (vs. infraorbital canal that stops dorsal to fixed eye in A. novoae (Ref. 80995).

Biologia     Glossario (es. epibenthic)

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturità | Riproduzione | Deposizione | Uova | Fecundity | Larve

Main reference Upload your references | Bibliografia | Coordinatore : Ramos, Robson T.C. | Collaboratori

Ramos, R.T.C., T.P.A. Ramos and P.R.D. Lopes, 2009. New species of Achirus (Pleuronectiformes: Achiridae) from Northeastern Brazil. Zootaxa 2113:55-62. (Ref. 80995)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 125652)


CITES

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Estimates based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5020   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01175 (0.00526 - 0.02623), b=3.10 (2.92 - 3.28), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this Genus-BS (Ref. 93245).
Trophic level (Ref. 69278):  3.3   ±0.4 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilienza
Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .
Climate Vulnerability (Ref. 125649):   (0 of 100) .