Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Atheriniformes
(Silversides) > Pseudomugilidae
Etymology: Pseudomugil: Greek, pseudes = false + Latin, mugil, -is = grey mullet (Ref. 45335); pellucidus: Specific name refers to its clear or transparent body.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Freshwater; pelagic. Tropical; 24°C - 28°C
Asia: Irian Jaya, Indonesia.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 3.1 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 27662)
Occurs in shallow streams usually slow-flowing through dense rainforest; always in clear water which may be deeply stained with tannin; bottom variable from sand to gravel, pebble and rocks (Ref. 27662).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Allen, G.R., W. Ivantsoff, M.A. Shepherd and S.J. Renyaan, 1998. Pseudomugil pellucidus (Pisces: Pseudomugilidae), a newly discovered blue-eye from Timika-Tembagapura region, Irian Jaya. Aqua J. Ichthyol. Aquat. Biol. 3(1):1-8. (Ref. 27662)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)
CITES (Ref. 115941)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingMass conversion
Estimates of some properties based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.5000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01122 (0.00514 - 0.02450), b=3.04 (2.87 - 3.21), in cm Total Length, 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
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months ().
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .