Lalmohania velutina  Hutchins, 1994

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Tetraodontiformes (Puffers and filefishes) > Monacanthidae (Filefishes)
Etymology: velutina: Named for its velvet-like skin.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; demersal; depth range ? - 5 m (Ref. 31791).   Tropical; 10°N - 9°N

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 7.2 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 31791)

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Western Indian Ocean: Gulf of Mannar, India.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits shallow weedy bottoms (Ref. 31791).

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Hutchins, Barry | Collaborators

Hutchins, J.B., 1994. Description of a new genus and species of monacanthid fish from India. Rec. West. Aust. Mus. 16(4):567-574. (Ref. 31791)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 96402)

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 = 1.0000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.02089 (0.00983 - 0.04439), b=2.92 (2.74 - 3.10), based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)Family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  2.9   ±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 (10 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.