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Xenisthmus oligoporus  Gill, Bogorodsky & Mal, 2017

Few-pored wriggler
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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) > Xenisthmidae (Collared wrigglers)
Etymology: Xenisthmus: Greek, xenos = strange + Greek, isthmos = throat, narrow passage (Ref. 45335);  oligoporus: Name from Greek 'oligos' for few and 'poros' for hole; referring to the relatively low number of sensory pores on the head; noun in apposition.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; reef-associated; depth range 6 - 13 m (Ref. 115539).   Tropical

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Western Indian Ocean: Red Sea, Saudi Arabia.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 2.3 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 115539); 2.5 cm SL (female)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 14-15; Anal spines: 1; Anal soft rays: 13 - 14; Vertebrae: 26. This species is distinguished from it congeners in having a reduced number of cephalic sensory pores (without A, I, J, K, P and Q pores) and in having 14-15 segmented rays in the second dorsal fin (Ref. 115539).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found in sandy areas (Ref. 115539).

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Gill, A.C., S.V. Bogorodsky and A.O. Mal, 2017. Review of Red Sea Xenisthmus Snyder, (Teleostei: Gobioidei: Xenisthmidae), with description of a new species. Zootaxa 4286(2):203-214. (Ref. 115539)

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

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 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):  3.1   ±0.2 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .