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Nuchequula nuchalis  (Temminck & Schlegel, 1845)

Spotnape ponyfish
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Philippines country information

Common names: [No common name]
Occurrence: questionable
Salinity: marine
Abundance: | Ref:
Importance: | Ref:
Aquaculture: | Ref:
Regulations: | Ref:
Uses: no uses
Comments: Outside distributional range, occurrence need verification.
National Checklist:
Country Information: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/resources/the-world-factbook/geos/rp.html
National Fisheries Authority:
Occurrences: Occurrences Point map
Main Ref: U.P. Visayas Foundation, 1994
National Database:

Classification / Names

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Leiognathidae (Slimys, slipmouths, or ponyfishes)
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL

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Main reference

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 25.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 48635)

Environment

Marine; brackish; pelagic-neritic

Climate / Range

Temperate

Distribution

Northwest Pacific: southern Japan, Taiwan and from Fujian south to the Gulf of Tong King. Questionably from the Western Central Pacific (Ref. 47581).
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Short description

Dorsal spines (total): 8; Dorsal soft rays (total): 16; Anal spines: 3; Anal soft rays: 14. Deep-bodied, dark blotch on nape with highly reflective silvery areas next to it (Ref. 48635).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found in shallow coastal and brackish waters (Ref. 41299, 48635). Aggregates in schools. Utilized as a food fish (Ref. 637). Commonly caught by anglers (Ref. 637). Produces sound (Ref. 9137).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

Threat to humans

  Harmless



Human uses

Gamefish: yes

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805)
PD50 = 0.5078 many relatives (e.g. carps) 0.5 - 2.0 few relatives (e.g. lungfishes)

Trophic Level (Ref. 69278)
3.0   ±0.25 se; Based on food items.

Resilience (Ref. 69278)
High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (K=2.56)

Vulnerability (Ref. 59153)
Low vulnerability (23 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
High