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Nematops microstoma  Gnther, 1880

Small-mouth righteye flounder
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Pleuronectiformes (Flatfishes) > Pleuronectidae (Righteye flounders) > Poecilopsettinae
Etymology: Nematops: Greek, nema, -atos = filament + Greek, ops = appearance (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Gnther.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; demersal.   Tropical

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 10.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 9792)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Body depth about 2.3 times in SL. Pectoral fin on eyed side shorter than head. Caudal-fin rays 22 (Ref 12933).

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions | Faunafri

Southwest Pacific: known only from Nares Harbor, Admiralty Islands.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Known from a depth of 304 m. Feeds on small benthic animals.

Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Amaoka, Kunio | Collaborators

Hensley, D.A., 1997. Pleuronectidae. Righteye flounders. In K.E. Carpenter and V. Niem (eds.) FAO Identification Guide for Fishery Purposes. The Western Central Pacific.

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Fisheries: of no interest
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Estimates of some properties based on empirical models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5625   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00860 (-0.15106 - 0.16826), b=3.10 (3.01 - 3.19), based on LWR estimates for this family-BS (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.5   ±0.37 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (17 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   .