Engyprosopon mogkii

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Engyprosopon mogkii (Bleeker, 1854)

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Actinopteri (ray-finned fishes) > Pleuronectiformes (Flatfishes) > Bothidae (Lefteye flounders)
Etymology: Engyprosopon: Greek, eggys = nearly + Greek,prosopon = a face (Ref. 45335).
More on author: Bleeker.

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

Marine; demersal; depth range 2 - 189 m (Ref. 9824). Tropical

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Indo-West Pacific: Indian Ocean, north to Taiwan to Malay Peninsula and Archipelago and the Coral Sea.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 11.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 9824)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal soft rays (total): 85-87; Anal soft rays: 63 - 67; Vertebrae: 34 - 35. This species is distinguished by the following characters: no concavity on head margin anterior to lower eye; gill rakers are very slender, long and not serrate; interorbital width narrow; no sexual dimorphism in coloration on blind side of body (Ref. 126076). Description. D 85-87, A 63-67, pectoral-fin rays on ocular side 11-12 and on blind-side 8-9, caudal-fin rays 3 + 11 + 3, pelvic-fin rays on ocular-side 6, blind-side 6; lateral line scales 50-51; gill rakers 0 + 6-8; vertebrae 10 + 24-25 (Ref. 126076).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Amaoka, Kunio | Collaborators

Hensley, D.A. and K. Amaoka, 2001. Bothidae. Lefteye flounders. p. 3799-3841. In K.E. Carpenter and V. Niem (eds.) FAO species identification guide for fishery purposes. The living marine resources of the Western Central Pacific. Vol. 6. Bony fishes part 4 (Labridae to Latimeriidae), estuarine crocodiles. FAO, Rome. (Ref. 9824)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 125652)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 12 November 2019

CITES

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 23.2 - 28.4, mean 27.4 °C (based on 737 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00955 (0.00428 - 0.02132), b=3.03 (2.84 - 3.22), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic level (Ref. 69278):  3.5   ±0.4 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 120179):  Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .
Climate Vulnerability (Ref. 125649):   (0 of 100) .