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Neostethus amaricola  (Villadolid & Manacop, 1934)

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Atheriniformes (Silversides) > Phallostethidae (Priapiumfishes)
Etymology: Neostethus: Greek,neos = new + Greek, stetho, stethion = brest; literal = to prick a little breast (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Brackish; demersal.   Tropical

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Western Central Pacific: Philippines.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 2.2 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 12760)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Fertilization is internal and eggs are attached to the substrate via adhesive filaments (Ref. 43413).

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Pelvic fins in males modified to form part of a complex thoracic clasping organ (Ref. 205).

Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Parenti, L.R., 1989. A phylogenetic revision of the phallostethid fishes (Atherinomorpha, Phallostethidae). Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. 46(11):243-277. (Ref. 12768)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5002   [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):  3.0   ±0.2 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months ().
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .