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Hypoatherina temminckii (Bleeker, 1853)
SAMOAN HARDYHEAD
Samoan Silverside; Atherina uisila Jordan and Seale, 1906; Atherina temminckii Bleeker, 1853

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Hypoatherina temminckii (Bleeker , 1854)

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Atheriniformes (Silversides) > Atherinidae (Silversides) > Atherinomorinae
Etymology: Hypoatherina: Greek, hypo = under + Greek, atherina, the Greek name for the eperlane; 1770 (Ref. 45335 ) .  More on author: Bleeker .

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Marine; reef-associated; depth range ? - 8 m (Ref. 86942 ).   Tropical

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Indo-Pacific: Red Sea and Delagoa Bay, Mozambique (Ref. 4125 ) and Persian Gulf (Ref. 68964 ) to the Cook Islands, north to the Caroline Islands, south to Queensland, Australia.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: L m   ?   range ? - ? cm
Max length : 12.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4125 )

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 6 - 8; Dorsal soft rays (total): 8-10; Anal spines : 1; Anal soft rays : 11 - 14. Transparent and blue-green in color, silvery midlateral stripe and abdomen (Ref. 4125 ). Ascending process of premaxilla moderately long and narrow, lateral process short and wide. Ramus of dentary highly elevated posteriorly. Midlateral band narrow (Ref. 9760 ). Two rows of pigment spots may be present below lateral band (Ref. 37816 ).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Usually found in coastal waters and harbors within its range. Important as food for larger commercial fishes (Ref. 9760 ). Used as bait in the tuna fishery (Ref. 6822 ).

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

Oviparous, distinct pairing during breeding (Ref. 205 ).

Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Dyer, Brian S. | Collaborators

Ivantsoff, W. , 1984. Atherinidae. In W. Fischer and G. Bianchi (eds.) FAO species identification sheets for fishery purposes. Western Indian Ocean fishing area 51. Vol. 1. (Ref. 3302 )

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314 )

    Not Evaluated  

CITES (Ref. 115941 )

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361 )

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Fisheries: subsistence fisheries; bait: usually FAO(Publication : search ) | FishSource | Sea Around Us

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969 ): 25 - 29.3, mean 28.4 (based on 3184 cells). Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805 ):  PD 50 = 0.5001   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high]. Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00562 (0.00239 - 0.01326), b=3.12 (2.92 - 3.32), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245 ). Trophic Level (Ref. 69278 ):  3.4   ±0.45 se; Based on food items. Resilience (Ref. 69278 ):  Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.). Vulnerability (Ref. 59153 ):  Low to moderate vulnerability (29 of 100) . Price category (Ref. 80766 ):   Medium .

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