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Leptachirus lorentz  Randall, 2007

Lorentz River Sole
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Pleuronectiformes (Flatfishes) > Soleidae (Soles)
Etymology: Leptachirus: Name from the Greek 'leptos' meaning thin and the soleid genus Achirus Lacepède, in reference to the very thin and slender body of the species.;  lorentz: Named for the Lorentz River in the Timika area of the Papua Province of southern New Guinea; noun in apposition..   More on author: Randall.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; benthopelagic.   Tropical

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Asia: Indonesia.

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Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 8.1 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 84817)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal soft rays (total): 68-78; Anal soft rays: 54 - 58; Vertebrae: 40 - 42. This species is distinguished by the following characters: D 68-78; A54-58; pelvic rays 4; lateral line on ocular side of head with ventral branch of 4-6 pored scales, remaining horizontal anterior part with 5-8 pored scales; 84-90 lateral-line scales to point of branching on head, including 8-10 anterior to upper end of gill opening; vertebrae 40-42; dorsal pterygiophores anterior to fourth neural spine 8-9 (usually 9); slender body, depth 3.25-3.5 in SL; head length 4.25-4.5 in SL; caudal-peduncle length 0-22.5 in HL; eye diameter 5.7-7.0 in HL; least vertical interorbital width 12.6-16.8 in HL; longest dorsal ray 2.05-2.2 in HL; caudal fin 4.25-4.6 in SL; origin of pelvic fins adjacent on ventral edge of body, the fins attached posteriorly to base of anal papilla; short pelvic fins, not or just reaching origin of anal fin, 3.05-3.8 in HL; color of ocular side brown, mottled with small darker brown blotches; 3 longitudinal rows of larger dark brown blotches, the two largest on lateral line; dorsal and anal fins light brown, with darker brown spots most covering two rays; caudal fin with faint dark spots (Ref. 84817).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Randall, J.E., 2007. Leptachirus, a new soleid fish genus from New Guinea and northern Australia, with descriptions of eight new species. Records of the Western Australian Museum 24:81-108. (Ref. 84817)

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 = 0.5020   [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), in cm Total Length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.3   ±0.4 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (17 of 100) .