Paedocypris progenetica

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Paedocypris progenetica Kottelat, Britz, Tan & Witte 2006

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> Cypriniformes (Carps) > Paedocyprididae (Tiny carps)
Etymology: Paedocypris: Name from the Greek words 'Paideios' meaning children and 'Cypris' for Venus, common suffix for cyprinid genera; gender feminine.;  progenetica: Progenetica, progenetic; an adjective.  More on authors: Kottelat, Britz, Tan & Witte.

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

; agua dulce bentopelágico.   Tropical

Distribución Países | Áreas FAO | Ecosistemas | Ocurrencias, apariciones | Point map | Introducciones | Faunafri

Southeast Asia: Indonesia.

Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 1.0 cm SL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 56152); 1.0 cm SL (female)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

Paedocypris progenetica is distinguished from Paedocypris micromegethes by: a smaller maximum size (male 9.8mm, versus 11.6; female 10.3mm, versus 11.4), keratinized pad in front of male pelvic fins as a projecting knob (versus flat to slightly swollen), breeding tubercles on the dentary arranged in a straight row, without forming a cluster (versus forming a cluster of up to five closely set individual tubercles, subdistally on the lateral side of the dentary, supported by a conspicuous lateral bony extension), pelvic fins of female vestigial, or often missing (versus smaller than in male but similarly shaped), presence of pre-anal-fin-fold in female (a character unique among teleosts; versus absent in both sexes), dense small chromatophores in deep layer on abdomen appearing as a continuous patch, tiny black vermiculations on belly from throat to anus, including on male's pre-pelvic keratinized knob (versus large superficial, isolated chromatophores on belly from throat to anus, absent on male's keratinized pad), numerous small, contiguous chromatophores on middorsal line, organized in 3-5 rows, forming a broad stripe (versus few large isolated chromatophores, forming 1-3 irregular rows), pelvic-fin rays plain brown (versus with rows of spots) (Ref. 56152).

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

One of the smallest fish and vertebrate known, with the smallest mature female measuring a mere 7.9 mm (Ref. 56152).

Life cycle and mating behavior Madurez | Reproducción | Puesta | Huevos | Fecundidad | Larva

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Kottelat, M., R. Britz, H.H. Tan and K.-E. Witte, 2005. Paedocypris, a new genus of Southeast Asian cyprinid fish with a remarkable sexual dimorphism, comprises the world's smallest vertebrate. Proc. Royal Soc. Biol. Sci. 273:895-899. (Ref. 56152)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)

  Near Threatened (NT) (B2ab(i,ii,iii)); Date assessed: 28 January 2019

CITES (Ref. 123416)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Estimates based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.6250   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00389 (0.00180 - 0.00842), b=3.12 (2.94 - 3.30), in cm total length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  3.0   ±0.4 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resiliencia (Ref. 120179):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .