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Uranoscopus oligolepis  Bleeker, 1878

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Uranoscopidae (Stargazers)
Etymology: Uranoscopus: Greek, ouranos = sky + Greek skopein = to watch (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Bleeker.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; demersal; depth range 2 - 35 m (Ref. 86942).   Tropical

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Western Pacific: Bali Strait to Timor. Reported from Taiwan (Ref. 5193), Malaysia (Ref. 5756), New Caledonia (Ref. 9070). Report of its occurrence in Mauritius needs verification (Ref. 5503).

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 11.3 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. )

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 4 - 5; Dorsal soft rays (total): 13-14; Anal soft rays: 12 - 15. Body without distinctive colour markings (Ref 42778).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Max. length (Edward O. Murdy, pers. comm., 1998).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

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Shen, S.C. (ed.), 1993. Fishes of Taiwan. Department of Zoology, National Taiwan University, Taipei. 960 p. (Ref. 5193)

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): 25.3 - 29.2, mean 28.7 (based on 2093 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00447 (0.00176 - 0.01137), b=3.14 (2.92 - 3.36), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  4.0   ±0.69 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 (21 of 100) .