Ptereleotris uroditaenia, Flagtail dartfish : aquarium

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Ptereleotris uroditaenia Randall & Hoese, 1985

Flagtail dartfish
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Microdesmidae (Wormfishes) > Ptereleotrinae
Etymology: Ptereleotris: Greek, pteron = wing, fin + The name of a Nile fish, eleotris (Ref. 45335).  More on authors: Randall & Hoese.

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

Marine; reef-associated; depth range 18 - 40 m (Ref. 90102).   Tropical; 23°C - 27°C (Ref. 27115); 0°S - 15°S

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Point map | Introductions | Faunafri

Western Central Pacific: Indonesia to the Solomon Islands and Australia.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 10.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 48637)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 26; Anal spines: 1; Anal soft rays: 24; Vertebrae: 26. Pale bluish in life. Chin with a median longitudinal fold. Scales tiny, closely packed, non imbricate except posteriorly on caudal peduncle. 1st dorsal higher than 2nd fin; rays of 3rd to 5th spines very long and filamentous. Pale markings on head. Named uroditaenia (Greek) in reference to the 2 dark bands on the caudal fin.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits protected sand and rubble bottoms (Ref. 9710). Solitary or in small groups (Ref. 90102). Usually away from reefs at moderate depth (Ref. 48637).

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Randall, John E. | Collaborators

Randall, J.E. and D.F. Hoese, 1985. Revision of the Indo-Pacific dartfishes, genus Ptereleotris (Perciformes: Gobioidei). Indo-Pac. Fish. (7):36 p. (Ref. 528)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 13 March 2015

CITES (Ref. 118484)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Aquarium: commercial
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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 27.1 - 28.7, mean 28 (based on 26 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [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):  3.4   ±0.4 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 120179):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .