Actinopteri (ray-finned fishes) > Ovalentaria/misc
(Various families in series Ovalentaria) > Pseudochromidae
(Dottybacks) > Pseudoplesiopinae
Etymology: Pseudoplesiops: Greek, pseudes = false + Greek, plesios = near (Ref. 45335). More on authors: Gill, Randall & Edwards.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; reef-associated; depth range 30 - 113 m (Ref. 12717), usually 30 - 70 m (Ref. 90102). Tropical
Western Pacific: Indonesia.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 2.6 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 12717); 3.1 cm SL (female)
Morphology | Morphometrics
A cryptic species; occurs at the edge of the reef adjacent to sand. Also found in sandy fringe of coral reefs, common around low rock outcrops in 30-70 m (Ref 90102).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Gill, A.C., J.E. Randall and A.J. Edwards, 1991. Pseudoplesiops collare, a new species of fish from Indonesia, with lectotype designation for Nematochromis annae Weber (Perciformes: Pseudochromidae: Pseudoplesiopinae). Rev. Fr. Aquariol. 18(3):75-78. (Ref. 12717)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)
CITES (Ref. 123416)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingNutrientsMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5020 [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
): 3.2 ±0.5 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 (10 of 100) .