Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes(genus, species) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Teleostei (teleosts) > Eupercaria/misc
(Various families in series Eupercaria) > Gerreidae
Etymology: Gerres: Latin, gerres = a kind of anchovies; cited by Plinius.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Freshwater; brackish; pelagic. Tropical
Africa: only known from the Larde Estuary in Mozambique (Ref. 75744).
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Currently only known from the type locality. No details available on whether habitat is freshwater or brackish.
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Iwatsuki, Y. and P.C. Heemstra, 2007. A new gerreid fish species and redescription of Gerres maldivensis Regan, 1902 from the Indian Ocean (Perciformes: Gerreidae). Copeia 2007(1):85-92. (Ref. 75744)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 126983)
Threat to humans
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