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Marosatherina ladigesi  (Ahl, 1936)

Celebes rainbowfish
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Atheriniformes (Silversides) > Telmatherinidae (Sailfin silversides)
Etymology: Marosatherina: Greek, maros = obscure + Atherina.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic; pH range: 7.0 - 8.0; dH range: 9 - 19; non-migratory.   Tropical; 22°C - 28°C (Ref. 1672); 4°S - 6°S

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 8.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 6398)

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Asia: Bantimurung area south Sulawesi, Indonesia.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

An easy to breed species (Ref. 1672). An omnivore, egg layer and peaceful community fish which prefers the following aquarium conditions: pH=7, H=12, 25°C water temperature, vegetative cover necessary (Ref. 6398).

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A partial spawner based on the different stages of oocyte development in the ovaries (Ref. 93617).

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Kottelat, M., A.J. Whitten, S.N. Kartikasari and S. Wirjoatmodjo, 1993. Freshwater fishes of Western Indonesia and Sulawesi. Periplus Editions, Hong Kong. 221 p. (Ref. 7050)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 96402)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




Human uses

Fisheries: of no interest; aquarium: commercial
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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=0.01122 (0.00514 - 0.02450), b=3.04 (2.87 - 3.21), based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.1   ±0.3 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months ().
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.