Pterygotrigla urashimai

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Pterygotrigla urashimai Richards, Yato & Last, 2003

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Scorpaeniformes (Scorpionfishes and flatheads) > Triglidae (Searobins) > Pterygotriglinae
Etymology: Pterygotrigla: Greek, pterigion, diminutive of pteryx = wing, fin + Greek, trigla, es = red mullet (Ref. 45335);  urashimai: Named for Urashima, a hero of the Japanese folktale in which the goddess of fishes, Otohime is also an important character.  More on authors: Richards, Yato & Last.

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

Marine; benthopelagic; depth range ? - 119 m (Ref. 54796).   Tropical

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Western Pacific: Philippines.

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 9.4 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 54796)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Vertebrae: 27. This species possess the following distinguishing characters: no defined cleithral spine (width 5% SL), rudiment of the spine medial to the opercular spine; absence of a black blotch on the first dorsal fin; scalloped-edged scales on trunk; naked prepectoral, breast and interpelvic area; scaled belly; inner surface of pectoral fin with a black blotch, dusk membranes rather than black, 13 connected rays; pectoral length 42-46% SL, longest free ray 38-39% SL; 1-2 epibranchial gill rakers, 8 ceratobranchial gill rakers, short (3% SL); 27 vertebrae (Ref. 54796).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Richards, W.J., T. Yato and P.R. Last, 2003. Revision of the gurnard fish subgenus Otohime (Triglidae: Pterygotrigla). Smithiana, Bull. 2:1-18. (Ref. 54796)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)


CITES (Ref. 118484)

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 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01023 (0.00397 - 0.02640), b=3.05 (2.83 - 3.27), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.4   ±0.6 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 120179):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months ().
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (20 of 100) .