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Telmatherina celebensis  Boulenger, 1897

Celebes rainbow
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Atheriniformes (Silversides) > Telmatherinidae (Sailfin silversides)
Etymology: Telmatherina: Greek, telma, -atos = swamp + Greek, atherina, the Greek name for the eperlane; 1770 (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Boulenger.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; pelagic; non-migratory.   Tropical; 2°S - 3°S

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Asia: Lakes Towuti, Mahalona and possibly Wawontoa, Sulawesi, Indonesia.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 6.8 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 7050)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal soft rays (total): 8-11; Anal soft rays: 12 - 16. Distinguished from the other species by the combination of the following characters: second dorsal fin and anal fin posteriorly rounded, 11-14 predorsal scales, 31-34 scales in longitudinal row; anal fin with 12-15 branched rays (Ref 7304).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Ref. 7304 reports the re-diagnosis of T. celebensis.

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Aarn, W. Ivantsoff and M. Kottelat, 1998. Phylogenetic analysis of Telmatherinidae (Teleostei: Atherinomorpha), with description of Marosatherina, a new genus from Sulawesi. Ichthyol. Explor. Freshwat. 9(3):311-323. (Ref. 33070)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Aquarium: commercial
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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].
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.1   ±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) .