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Emblemaria australis  Ramos, Rocha & Rocha, 2003

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Chaenopsidae (Pike-, tube- and flagblennies)
Etymology: Emblemaria: Latin, emblema = insertion, inlaid work, raised ornament (Ref. 45335);  australis: australis in allusion to the distribution of the species, the only member of the genus known to occur in the South Atlantic (Ref. 47837).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; demersal; depth range 10 - 30 m (Ref. 47837).   Tropical, preferred ?

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Southwest Atlantic: Brazil.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 2.7 cm SL (female)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 18 - 20; Dorsal soft rays (total): 32-35; Anal spines: 2; Anal soft rays: 20 - 22. 3 obvious pelvic fin rays and lacking a flag like flap on the dorsal fin. First dorsal fin spine of males elongate, almost always twice as long as second spine. Palatine teeth 12-15, usually 14. Subdivided supraorbital cirrus in males (Ref. 47837).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found over rubble and sand bottoms (Ref. 47837).

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Williams, Jeffrey T. | Collaborators

Ramos, R.T.C., C.R. Rocha and L.A. Rocha, 2003. New species of Emblemaria (Teleostei: Chaenopsidae) from northern Brazil. Copeia 2003(1):95-98. (Ref. 47837)

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 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01000 (0.00244 - 0.04107), b=3.04 (2.81 - 3.27), based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.2   ±0.4 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .