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Centrodraco rubellus  Fricke, Chave & Suzumoto, 1992

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    Female picture by Randall, J.E.
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Draconettidae (Slope dragonets)
Etymology: Centrodraco: Greek, kentron = sting + Greek, drako = dragon (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Fricke.

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Marine; bathydemersal; depth range 280 - 363 m (Ref. 13707).   Deep-water

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Pacific Ocean: western Indonesia and the Hawaiian Islands.

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 9.8 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 13707)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 3; Dorsal soft rays (total): 13-15; Anal soft rays: 13 - 14. Female first spine of first dorsal fin shorter than second spine. Male first spine of first dorsal fin bearing a filament. Upper third of caudal fin with a dark streak (Ref 42912).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Benthic on sand (Ref. 58302).

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Fricke, Ronald | Collaborators

Fricke, R., 1992. Revision of the family Draconettidae (Teleostei), with descriptions of two new species and a new subspecies. J. Nat. Hist. 26(1):165-195. (Ref. 13707)

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

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 3.7 - 3.7, mean 3.7 (based on 1 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5001   [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):  3.3   ±0.2 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .