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Nuchequula mannusella  Chakrabarty & Sparks, 2007

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Leiognathidae (Slimys, slipmouths, or ponyfishes)
Etymology: mannusella: Name from Latin 'mannus' meaning pony, the common name for the family, and 'sella' meaning saddle, refers to the shape of the nuchal marking.

Issue
Possibly a synonym of Nuchequula gerroides (Bleeker, 1851). See Eschmeyer (CofF ver. Jul. 2010: Ref. 84883).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; pelagic-neritic.   Temperate, preferred ?

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Northwest Pacific: Taiwan.

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 10.1 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 75067)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 8; Dorsal soft rays (total): 16; Anal spines: 3; Anal soft rays: 14; Vertebrae: 23. This species in distinguished from its congeners by the following characters: a conspicuously deep lower jaw with a strongly concave profile, sharply pointed ventrally (vs. slightly concave or straight lower jaw profile); black dorsal-fin marking is restricted to the anterior edge of the fin, with some scattered melanophores in the dorsal-fin membrane (vs. a large blotch over a larger area on the dorsal fin or an no markings) (Ref. 75067).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Woodland, David J. | Collaborators

Chakrabarty, P. and J.S. Sparks, 2007. Phylogeny and taxonomic revision of Nuchequula Whitley 1932 (Teleostei: Leiognathidae), with the description of a new species. American Museum Novitates 3588:1-25. (Ref. 75067)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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