Gymnapogon melanogaster

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Gymnapogon melanogaster Gon & Golani, 2002

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Teleostei (teleosts) > Kurtiformes (Nurseryfishes, cardinalfishes.) > Apogonidae (Cardinalfishes) > Pseudamiinae
Etymology: Gymnapogon: Greek, gymnos = naked + Greek, pogon = beard (Ref. 45335);  melanogaster: From its blach stomach ('malano' = black; 'gaster = stomach)..

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

Marine; reef-associated; depth range 0 - 2 m (Ref. 45047). Subtropical

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Western Indian Ocean: Red Sea.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 2.3 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 45047)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9; Anal spines: 2; Anal soft rays: 8. Body naked without papillae network. Stomach black, intestine pale. Pelvic fins black. Preopercular spine flat and bifurcated. Ceratobranchial rakers 8 (Ref. 450470).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Distinct pairing during courtship and spawning (Ref. 205).

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Gon, O. and D. Golani, 2002. A new species of the cardinalfish genus Gymnapogon (Perciformes, Apogonidae) from the Red Sea. Ichthyol. Res. 49(4):346-349. (Ref. 45047)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 126983)

  Data deficient (DD) ; Date assessed: 04 February 2009

CITES

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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