Neocentropogon mesedai, Meseda waspfish

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Neocentropogon mesedai Klausewitz, 1985

Meseda waspfish
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Classification / Names Nomi Comuni | Sinonimi | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterigi (pesci con pinne raggiate) > Scorpaeniformes (Scorpionfishes and flatheads) > Tetrarogidae (Wasp fishes)
Etymology: Neocentropogon: Greek, neos = new + Greek, kentron = sting + Greek, pogon = beard (Ref. 45335).

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

; marino batidemersale; distribuzione batimetrica 300 - 383 m (Ref. 122804).   Deep-water

Distribuzione Stati | Aree FAO | Ecosystems | Presenze | Point map | Introduzioni | Faunafri

Western Indian Ocean: apparently endemic in the Red Sea, Saudi Arabia and Israel.

Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 6.5 cm SL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 122804)

Short description Morfologia | Morfometria

Spine dorsali (totale): 13; Raggi dorsali molli (totale): 8; Spine anali 3; Raggi anali molli: 5. This species have the following characters: lacrymal with 2 spines and low nuchal ridge is without spine; pterotic, posttemporal and humeral have 1 spine each; two convex interorbital ridges with no spines, closest together above the centre of orbit; preopercle with 5 spines, the uppermost is the largest; opercle with 2 ridges, the upper ending in a spine; lower jaw protruding, with a small knob at the symphysis; gill rakers 9-10 + 1; lateral-line scales 22-23; dorsal fin beginning on the level of the posterior end of the pupil; D XIII,8 with the last ray attached to caudal peduncle by a membrane; A III,5 with the last ray attached to caudal peduncle by a membrane; pectoral-fin rays i,10,iii-iv (total 14-15); pelvic-fin I,5. Colouration: head and body light brown, the sides pale brown belly whitish; eye dark grey; peritoneum pale; dorsal fin light brown, membranes of spinous section distally blackish with the soft dorsal transparent, with irregular brown spots arranged in three oblique rows; anal fin pale, the membranes of spinous section distally dark brown, distal one-third of soft section with irregular brown spots; pectoral fin with a basal brown blotch, an upper central vertical row of dark brown spots, distal one-third brown, with irregularly arranged dark brown spots; pelvic fin distally blackish; caudal fin pale, the upper half with 6 rows of irregularly arranged brown spots, lower half with four such rows, distal one-fourth dark brown (Ref. 122804).

Biologia     Glossario (es. epibenthic)

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturità | Riproduzione | Deposizione | Uova | Fecundity | Larve

Main reference Upload your references | Bibliografia | Coordinatore | Collaboratori

Goren, M. and M. Dor, 1994. An updated checklist of the fishes of the Red Sea (CLOFRES II). The Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Jerusalem, Israel. 120 p. (Ref. 12541)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)


CITES (Ref. 118484)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





Human uses

FAO(Publication : search) | FishSource |

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Fonti Internet

Aquatic Commons | BHL | Cloffa | Websites from users | Check FishWatcher | CISTI | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | DiscoverLife | ECOTOX | Faunafri | Fishtrace | GenBank(genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | IGFA World Record | MitoFish | Otolith Atlas of Taiwan Fishes | PubMed | Reef Life Survey | Tree of Life | Wikipedia(Go, ricerca) | World Records Freshwater Fishing | Zoobank | Zoological Record

Estimates based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5156   [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), in cm Total Length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.2   ±0.3 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilienza (Ref. 120179):  Medio, tempo minimo di raddoppiamento della popolazione 1.4 - 4.4 anni (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  High vulnerability (57 of 100) .