Myxus elongatus  Günther, 1861

Sand grey mullet
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Classification / Names Nombres comunes | Sinónimos | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterígios (peces con aletas radiadas) > Mugiliformes (Mullets) > Mugilidae (Mullets)
Etymology: Myxus: Greek, myxos = mucus (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Günther.

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

; marino; agua dulce; salobre asociado a arrecife; catadromo (Ref. 46888); rango de profundidad 1 - 10 m (Ref. 9812).   Temperate

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Southwest Pacific: Australia including the Lord Howe and Norfolk islands. Probably also the southern extreme of Queensland (Ref. 9812).

Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 40.0 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 9812); common length : 20.0 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 9812)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

Espinas dorsales (total): 4; Espinas anales 3; Radios blandos anales: 9. Dark olive-green or reddish brown dorsally, greenish wash on upper flanks, lower flanks silvery (Ref. 9812). Gold blotch on operculum (Ref. 9812). Golden-yellow iris around dark eye (Ref. 9812). Fins greenish brown, except anal fin with white margin (Ref. 9812). Black spot at base of pectoral fin (Ref. 9812).

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

Form schools in shallow coastal waters and lower estuaries. Found in freshwater during its first year, seldom thereafter (Ref. 9812). Spawn near estuary mouths or in the sea (Ref. 9812). Oviparous, eggs are pelagic and non-adhesive (Ref. 205). Feed on small crustaceans and mollusks as well as microscopic algae (Ref. 2109). Marketed fresh or filleted (Ref. 9812).

Life cycle and mating behavior Madurez | Reproducción | Puesta | Huevos | Fecundidad | Larva

Main reference Upload your references | Referencias | Coordinador : Harrison, Ian | Colaboradores

Francis, M.P., 1993. Checklist of the coastal fishes of Lord Howe, Norfolk, and Kermadec Islands, Southwest Pacific Ocean. Pac. Sci. 47(2):136-170. (Ref. 8879)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 18.1 - 23.3, mean 21.2 (based on 60 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 1.0000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01148 (0.00543 - 0.02429), b=2.97 (2.80 - 3.14), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  3.1   ±0.41 se; Based on food items.
Resiliencia (Ref. 69278):  Alto, población duplicada en un tiempo mínimo inferior a 15 meses (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (21 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Medium.