Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Environment / Climate / Range
Marine; brackish; demersal; amphidromous (Ref. 51243); depth range 10 - 30 m (Ref. 3607). Tropical
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm 9.2  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 12.5 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 3607)
Found in coastal waters. Enters estuaries (Ref. 4833). Diet depend on size; small fish (<6.9 cm) eat small crustaceans including copepods, whereas larger fish (>7.0 cm) have a generalized diet of amphipods, polychaetes and detritus (Ref. 31455).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Kimura, S., R. Kimura and K. Ikejima, 2008. Revision of the genus Nuchequula with descriptions of three new species (Perciformes: Leiognathidae). Ichthyol. Res. 55:22-42. (Ref. 74926)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 96402)
CITES (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates of some properties based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5078 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01738 (0.01067 - 0.02829), b=3.00 (2.86 - 3.14), based on LWR estimates for this species & Family-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.0 ±0.0 se; Based on diet studies.
Resilience (Ref. 69278
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (K=1.00-1.20).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (12 of 100) .