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Anisochromis kenyae  Smith, 1954

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Pseudochromidae (Dottybacks) > Anisochrominae
Etymology: Anisochromis: Greek, anisos = unequal + Greek, chromis = a marine fish without identification, dealing with perch; cited by Plinius (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Smith.

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

Marine; reef-associated; depth range 0 - 9 m (Ref. 42958).   Tropical; 3°S - 15°S

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Western Indian Ocean: East Africa, Comoros and northern Madagascar.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 3.1 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 5471)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 1; Dorsal soft rays (total): 25-26; Anal spines: 1; Anal soft rays: 17 - 18. Caudal vertebrae, 22-24 (usually 23). Lateral line scales usually 38-41. Anterior lateral line scales 28-35, usually 30-34.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits reefs and pools exposed at low tide. A protogynous hermaphrodite. Difficult to catch because of its small size.

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

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Gill, A.C. and R. Fricke, 2001. Revision of the Western Indian ocean fish subfamily Anisochrominae (Perciformes, Pseudochromidae). Bull. Nat. Hist. Mus. Lond. (Zool.) 67(2):191-207. (Ref. 42958)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 27.1 - 28.4, mean 27.5 (based on 146 cells).
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).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.7   ±0.59 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months ().
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .