Ammodytoides praematura

Ammodytoides praematura Randall & Earle, 2008

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Actinopteri (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes/Uranoscopoidei (Sand dwellers) > Ammodytidae (Sand lances)
Etymology: Ammodytoides: Greek, ammos = sand + Greek, dytes = anyone that likes immersions, diving (Ref. 45335).  More on authors: Randall & Earle.

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

Marine; benthopelagic; depth range - m (Ref. ), usually - m (Ref. ).   Tropical; 0°C -

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Western Pacific: Chagos Archipelago.

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 6.1 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 83306)

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Dorsal soft rays (total): 48; Anal soft rays: 24. This species described from a single specimen have the following characters: D 48; A 24; black dots in the dorsal and anal fins, none at margin of dorsal fin (Ref. 83306); caudal fin with a curved blackish bar across each lobe; body width 6.9% SL; longest dorsal ray 6.9% SL; longest anal ray 8.2% SL (Ref. 83531).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Randall, J.E. and J.L. Earle, 2008. Two new Indo-Pacific sand lances of the genus Ammodytoides (Perciformes: Ammodytidae). Pacific Science 62(4):603-612. (Ref. 83306)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)


CITES

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 = 0.5010   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00324 (0.00148 - 0.00706), b=3.10 (2.91 - 3.29), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic level (Ref. 69278):  3.1   ±0.4 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (12 of 100) .