Salarias nigrocinctus  Bath, 1996

Blackstreaked blenny
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Blenniidae (Combtooth blennies) > Salariinae
Etymology: Salarias: Latin, salar, salaris = trout (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; pelagic-neritic.   Tropical

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 5.3 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 54980)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 12; Dorsal soft rays (total): 17; Anal spines: 2; Anal soft rays: 19. Lip margins smooth; body depth at anal-fin origin 5.3-5.7 SL; supraorbital tentacle if present, small and slender, with or without a bifid tip; small and unbranched nuchal cirrus; dorsal fin notch about half height of first soft ray; body coloration whitish with 2 longitudinal rows of thin paired dark bars along sides of body anteriorly bearing small white spots; body dorsally bearing small black and whitish spots and a series of 8 pronounced pink spots extending into dorsal fin; greenish gray head with many small whitish spots; unique to males is a large dark spot on each side of throat; iris greenish with spoke-like orange lines and narrow yellow inner rim. Middle 8 of 13 segmented caudal rays branched (Ref. 54980).

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Pacific Ocean: known only from Tonga.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Oviparous. Eggs are demersal and adhesive (Ref. 205), and are attached to the substrate via a filamentous, adhesive pad or pedestal (Ref. 94114). Larvae are planktonic, often found in shallow, coastal waters (Ref. 94114).

Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Williams, Jeffrey T. | Collaborators

Eschmeyer, W.N. (ed.), 2003. Catalog of fishes. Updated database version of March 2003. Catalog databases as made available to FishBase in March 2003. (Ref. 46206)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)

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 = 0.5001   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00575 (0.00235 - 0.01406), b=3.10 (2.89 - 3.31), based on LWR estimates for this Subfamily-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  2.0   ±0.00 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (13 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.