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Diancistrus jeffjohnsoni  Schwarzhans, Møller & Nielsen, 2005

Johnson's coralbrotula
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Ophidiiformes (Cusk eels) > Bythitidae (Viviparous brotulas) > Brosmophycinae
Etymology: Diancistrus: Greek, di = two + Greek, agkistron = hook (Ref. 45335);  jeffjohnsoni: Named for Jeff Johnson of Queensland Museum, Brisbane..   More on author: Schwarzhans, Nielsen.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; demersal; depth range 2 - 4 m (Ref. 57884).   Tropical

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Western Pacific: Western Australia to Queensland, Australia.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 6.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 57884); 7.9 cm SL (female)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal soft rays (total): 70-77; Anal soft rays: 55 - 63; Vertebrae: 42 - 44. This species is distinguished by the following: Vertebrae (11-) 12+ 30-32=42-44, dorsal fin rays 70-77, anal fin rays 55-63; eyes that are moderately large (2.4-3.0% SL), D/V 6-7; outer pseudoclasper large, twice the length of the inner pseudoclasper, wing-shaped, with narrow base, flat and its posterior part strongly bent backward; inner pseudoclasper almost completely joined to outer pseudoclasper anteriorly, thin, small, with single tip, not extending over anterior part of outer pseudoclasper; narrow scale patch on cheek with 3-5 scale rows on upper cheek, single large scale on operculum above opercular spine, usually covered by mucus and skin; head is slender, elongate (head depth 14-17% SL); first and second lower preopercular pore with separate opening (not fused as in all other species of the genus); otolith slender, length to height ratio 2.2-2.3, otolith length to sulcus length 2.2-2.4, dorsal rim regularly curved without angles (Ref. 57884).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Schwarzhans, W., P.R. Møller and J.G. Nielsen, 2005. Review of the Dinematichthyini (Teleostei, Bythitidae) of the Indo-West-Pacific. Part I. Diancistrus and two new genera with 26 new species. The Beagle, Records of the Museum and Art Galleries of the Northern Territory 21:73-163. (Ref. 57884)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00447 (0.00175 - 0.01142), b=3.10 (2.88 - 3.32), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.2   ±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) .