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Atractoscion microlepis  Song, Kim & Kang, 2017

Small scale lunate caudal fin croaker
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Sciaenidae (Drums or croakers)
Etymology: Atractoscion: Greek, atraktos, arrow + Greek, skion, skiaina = barbel, red mullet (Ref. 45335);  microlepis: Named for its small scales.

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

Marine; demersal.   Tropical

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Western Indian Ocean: Gulf of Oman.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 35.5 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 116590)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 10 - 11; Dorsal soft rays (total): 25-26; Anal spines: 2; Anal soft rays: 9; Vertebrae: 24 - 25. This species is distinguished by the following characters: D X-XI,25-26 (26); pored lateral line scales 76-82 (78); body depth 20.0-27.3% of SL; head depth 17.7-20.1% of SL; teeth cardiform or pluriserial; caudal fin emarginate; swim bladder with an anterior pair of horn-like appendage (Re. 116590).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Song, Y.S., J.-K. Kim, J.-H. Kang and S.Y. Kim, 2017. Two new species of the genus Atractoscion, and resurrection of the species Atractoscion atelodus (Günther 1867) (Perciformes: Sciaenidae). Zootaxa 4306(2):223-237. (Ref. 116590)

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

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5312   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  4.0   ±0.7 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (33 of 100) .