Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; pelagic-neritic. Tropical
Pacific Ocean: Hawaiian Islands.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 14.1 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 89185)
Morphology | Morphometrics
A species of Etrumeus with dorsal rays 18 – 20; anal rays 9 – 11; pectoral rays 15 – 16 (usually 15); gill rakers 13 – 16 + 34 – 36 (total 48 – 51); branchiostegal rays 16; vertebrae 54 or 55; body depth 5.05 – 5.55 in SL; head length 4.05 – 4.15 in SL; eye larger than snout length, 2.85 – 3.25 in head length; interorbital width 4.6 – 5.15 in head length; dorsal fin near middle of body, the predorsal length 2.15 – 2.2 in SL; origin of pelvic fins about one-third eye diameter posterior to a vertical at rear base of dorsal fin; color in alcohol brown on upper half of body, abruptly silvery white below; front of snout dark brown dorsally; operculum silvery yellow with a dark blotch dorsally; fins translucent brownish yellow; color when fresh dark purplish blue dorsally, the scale centers silvery, shading to silvery lavender on sides and ventrally; head mainly black dorsally, especially anterior end of snout, silvery ventrally and over operculum; dorsal and caudal fins purple (Ref. 89185).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Randall, J.E. and J.D. DiBattista, 2012. Etrumeus makiawa, a new species of round herring (Clupeidae: Dussumierinae) from the Hawaiian Islands. Pacific Science 66(1):97-110. (Ref. 89185)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 125652)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingNutrientsMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5098 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00468 (0.00202 - 0.01083), b=3.11 (2.90 - 3.32), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this Subfamily-BS (Ref. 93245
Trophic level (Ref. 69278
): 3.4 ±0.3 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 120179
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .
Climate Vulnerability (Ref. 125649
): (0 of 100) .