Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) >
Greek, opisthe = behind + Greek, gnathos = jaw (Ref.
Named for Dr. Gerald Allen, for his contributions on the material used and to the knowledge of Indo-Pacific fishes.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; demersal; depth range 0 - 33 m (Ref.
: 17 - 18;
: 32 - 33. This species is characterized by the following: D X,19 (rarely 20); about 21-31 oblique scale rows in longitudinal series on body; no scales anterolaterally forward of verticals from 6th to 9th segmented dorsal-fin rays; a broad dark submarginal stripe on spinous dorsal fin; spine tips with pale fleshy tabs; 1-3 vomerine teeth (Ref.
Benthic species which occurs inshore (Ref.
Life cycle and mating behavior
Preferred temperature (Ref.
): 18 - 25.2, mean 18.6 (based on 111 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref.
= 0.5000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00389 (0.00180 - 0.00842), b=3.12 (2.94 - 3.30), in cm Total Length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref.
Trophic Level (Ref.
): 3.4 ±0.5 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months ().
): Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .
Capuli, Estelita Emily
Ortañez, Auda Kareen
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