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Brachirus annularis  Fowler, 1934

Annular sole
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Pleuronectiformes (Flatfishes) > Soleidae (Soles)
Etymology: Brachirus: Greek, brachys, eia = short + Greek, oura = tail (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Fowler.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; demersal; depth range ? - 271 m (Ref. 311).   Tropical, preferred ?

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Indo-West Pacific: northwestern Australia and Japan.

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 13.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 3131)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal soft rays (total): 70; Anal soft rays: 57; Vertebrae: 43. Elongated sole with distinct, dark brown annular patches on ocular side of the body. Body depth more than 2.5 SL. Pectoral fins small, with unbranched rays. Divergent groove scales below lateral line 4-7. All fins brownish, black on tips (Ref. 37451).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Minimum depth from Ref. 58018.

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Sainsbury, K.J., P.J. Kailola and G.G. Leyland, 1985. Continental shelf fishes of the northern and north-western Australia. CSIRO Division of Fisheries Research; Clouston & Hall and Peter Pownall Fisheries Information Service, Canberra, Australia. 375 p. (Ref. 3131)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 109396)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01096 (0.00509 - 0.02362), b=3.07 (2.89 - 3.25), based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.5   ±0.4 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (22 of 100) .