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Aseraggodes kruppi  Randall & Bogorodsky, 2013

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Pleuronectiformes (Flatfishes) > Soleidae (Soles)
Etymology: Aseraggodes: Greek, aggos, -eos, -ous = vessel, uterus, carapace of a crab + Greek, aseros, -a, -on = to remove the appetite (Ref. 45335);  kruppi: Named for Dr. Fareed Krupp, in recognition of his research on fishes, especially in the Red Sea.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; reef-associated; depth range ? - 2 m (Ref. 95111).   Tropical

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Western Indian Ocean: Red Sea, Saudi Arabia and Eritrea.

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 2.4 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 95111)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 58; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 39; Vertebrae: 32. This species is distinguished by the following characters: D 58; A 39; caudal rays 18; lateral-line scales 68 (including 8 anterior to upper end of gill opening); vertebrae 32; dorsal pterygiophores anterior to fourth neural spine 15; body depth 2.6 in SL; head length 3.65 in SL; snout length 3.05 in head length; with a row of 13 lappet-like cirri on ventral margin of head; with caudal peduncle, its depth 6.4 in head length; caudal fin rounded, 3.7 in SL; longest dorsal ray 1.6 in head length; colour in alcohol pale beige, scales narrowly rimmed with brown; 3 longitudinal rows of diffuse dark brown blotches on body; unmarked fins; color when fresh pale yellow, the dark markings more heavily pigmented; head and body with large irregular white blotches, varying from nearly round (most larger than eye) to vermiculate; median fins with transparent membranes, the rays yellowish, spotted with dark brown and white; dorsal and anal fins with a row of large irregular white blotches on about basal half; pelvic fins are white; lips and eyes whitish, the pupils rimmed in light yellow; cirri ventrally on head white (Ref. 95111).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

This species was collected from sand in an isolated patch reef about 3 m in diameter, about 100 m from shore on the sheltered east side of a small island near the coast of Saudi Arabia and it was about 15 m from the steep outer-reef slope (Ref. 95111).

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Randall, J.E., S.V. Bogorodsky and O. Mal, 2013. Four new soles (Pleuronectiformes: Soleidae) of the genus Aseraggodes from the western Indian Ocean. J. Ocean. Sci. Found. 8:1-17. (Ref. 95111)

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 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.1   ±0.5 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .