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Neosalanx reganius  Wakiya & Takahashi, 1937

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Osmeriformes (Smelts) > Salangidae (Icefishes or noodlefishes)
Etymology: Neosalanx: Greek, neos = new + latinization of salamga, Philippines, a kind of swallow (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; freshwater; brackish; demersal; anadromous (Ref. 51243).   Temperate, preferred ?; 33°N - 32°N (Ref. 26213)

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Asia: Ariake Sea, Kyushu Island, Japan.

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 7.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. )

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Vertebrae: 52 - 56

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits the tidal areas of the rivers above the salt front, 16-20 km upstream from the river mouth and sometimes found in areas with low seawater concentrations (Ref. 37303). Planktivorous fish. Feed on calanoid copepod, Sinocalanus sinensis which is the most dominant prey item; cyclopoids, Daphniasp. and decapod mysid (Ref. 57041).

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Masuda, H., K. Amaoka, C. Araga, T. Uyeno and T. Yoshino, 1984. The fishes of the Japanese Archipelago. Vol. 1. Tokai University Press, Tokyo, Japan. 437 p. (text). (Ref. 559)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

  Vulnerable (VU) (A1ace, D2)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5010   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00257 (0.00112 - 0.00590), b=3.07 (2.88 - 3.26), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.1   ±0.20 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .