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Fibramia lateralis  (Valenciennes, 1832)

Humpback cardinal
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Apogonidae (Cardinalfishes) > Apogoninae
Etymology: Fibramia: Latin 'fibra' meaning thread or filament and the feminine Greek 'amia' often applied as an ending for some cardinalfish genera as well as an incorrect past usage as a cardinalfish genus. The name refers to two characteristics of the species in this genus, an elongate second dorsal spine in one species and the narrow, pale or dark mid-line on the body of two species..

Issue
Generic placement confirmed by T. Fraser (pers.comm. 06/2011).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; freshwater; brackish; reef-associated; non-migratory (Ref. 59012); depth range 0 - 3 m (Ref. 86942).   Tropical, preferred ?; 26°N - 25°S, 32°E - 172°E

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Indo-Pacific: East Africa to Tonga, north to Japan; Mariana and Caroline islands in Micronesia; south to Lord Howe Island (Ref. 9710).

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 11.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 9710)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9; Anal spines: 2; Anal soft rays: 8. Silvery, deep-bodied, head profile slightly concave (Ref. 48635). Dark narrow line from angle of opercle to a small spot at caudal base; front and tip of 1st dorsal black in color (Ref. 4329). Greatest depth of body 2.5-2.7 in SL (Ref. 90102).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

A euryhaline species (Ref. 59012), common in freshwater and estuaries (Ref. 4329), shallow sheltered inshore reefs or river mouths, among clumps of algae or algal covered rubble. Found in aggregations (Ref. 9710).

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Mouthbrooders (Ref. 240). Distinct pairing during courtship and spawning (Ref. 205).

Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Mabuchi, K., T.H. Fraser, H. Song, Y. Azuma and M. Nishida, 2014. Revision of the systematics of the cardinalfishes (Percomorpha: Apogonidae) based on molecular analyses and comparative reevaluation of morphological characters. Zootaxa 3846(2):151-203. (Ref. 96888)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 109396)

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 = 0.6250   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01288 (0.00763 - 0.02175), b=3.01 (2.87 - 3.15), based on LWR estimates for this species & (Sub)family-body (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  4.0   ±0.60 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 (12 of 100) .