Classification / Names
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; bathydemersal; depth range 179 - 210 m (Ref. 116586). Deep-water
Indian Ocean from East Africa and the Red Sea to the Bay of Bengal; common on the deep shelf from 179 to 210 m.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 9.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 116586)
Morphology | Morphometrics
soft rays: 7. This moderately slender-bodied species is distinguished by the following characters: slightly convex dorsal head profile; A II + 7; pectoral-fin rays 14-16, pectoral length 27.1-30.9% SL, reaching anterior edge of anal fin; gill rakers 19-25; pseudobranchial filaments 16-26; first anal-fin pterygiophore long and straight, slender with rather sharp tip and not hollow; palatines and ectopterygoids narrow, usually with 1 row (rarely 2) of denticles; orbital diameter 10.1-12.2% SL; posterior edge of maxillary plate straight; no longitudinal ridges on the preopercular lobe; otolith moderately elongate (OL:OH = 1.5-1.7) (Ref. 116586).
Sold fresh in markets.
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Schwarzhans, W.W. and A.M. Prokofiev, 2017. Reappraisal of Synagrops, Günther, 1887 with rehabilitation and revision of Parascombrops Alcock, 1889 including description of seven new species and two new genera (Perciformes: Acropomatidae). Zootaxa 4260(1):1-74. (Ref. 116586)
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
= 0.5001 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01072 (0.00469 - 0.02447), b=3.02 (2.82 - 3.22), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278
): 3.5 ±0.5 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 (15 of 100) .