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Diplecogaster bimaculata  (Bonnaterre, 1788)

Two-spotted clingfish
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Portugal country information

Common names: Peixe ventosa, Two-spotted clingfish
Occurrence: native
Salinity: marine
Abundance: | Ref:
Importance: | Ref:
Aquaculture: | Ref:
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Uses: no uses
Comments:
National Checklist: Portugal
Country Information: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/resources/the-world-factbook/geos/po.html
National Fisheries Authority:
Occurrences: Occurrences Point map
Main Ref: Briggs, J.C., 1986
National Database: Portuguese Freshwater Fishes

Classification / Names

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Gobiesociformes (Clingfishes) > Gobiesocidae (Clingfishes and singleslits) > Gobiesocinae
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL

Main reference

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 6.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 35388)

Environment

Marine; demersal

Climate / Range

Temperate; 64°N - 35°N, 11°W - 31°E

Distribution

Eastern Atlantic: Mediterranean Sea and north-eastern Atlantic (Norway and Faroes south to Gibraltar).
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Short description

Dorsal soft rays (total): 4-7; Anal soft rays: 4 - 7. Body elongated and flattened with red spot on each side, near the tip of dorsal fins. Minute gill openings (Ref. 35388).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Trawled over soft mud bottom. Feeds mainly on benthic organisms (Ref. 12577). Inhabits shallow water on rocky bottoms and bivalve banks. Spawns in June - July, egg measures 1.5 mm. Larvae are pelagic (Ref. 35388).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

Threat to humans

  Harmless



Human uses

Fisheries: of no interest

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805)
PD50 = 0.5156 many relatives (e.g. carps) 0.5 - 2.0 few relatives (e.g. lungfishes)

Trophic Level (Ref. 69278)
3.4   ±0.3 se; Based on diet studies.

Resilience (Ref. 69278)
Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.)

Vulnerability (Ref. 59153)
Moderate vulnerability (35 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown