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Parequula elongata  Iwatsuki, Pogonoski & Last, 2012

Western silverbelly
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Gerreidae (Mojarras)
Etymology: Parequula: Latin, par = two + Latin, aequus, aequalis = equal (Ref. 45335);  elongata: Name refer to the more slender body than its congener Parequula melbournensis.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; pelagic-neritic; depth range ? - 133 m (Ref. 93115).   Tropical

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Eastern Indian Ocean: apparently endemic to SW coast of Australia.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 8.1 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 93115)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 9; Dorsal soft rays (total): 15-16; Anal spines: 3; Anal soft rays: 14 - 15; Vertebrae: 25. This species is distinguished from its congener in having the following set of characters: body slender, 2.7-3.4 in SL (mean 3.0); when fresh, upper margin of dorsal-fin rays reddish; soft anal-fin rays 14-15 (usually 15); pored lateral-line scales 34-35 (mode 34) (Ref. 93115).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Woodland, David J. | Collaborators

Iwatsuki, Y., J.J. Pogonoski and P. Last, 2012. Revision of the genus Parequula (Pisces: Gerreidae) with a new species from southwestern Australia. Zootaxa 3425:42-54. (Ref. 93115)

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 = 0.7500   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01445 (0.00656 - 0.03184), b=3.02 (2.84 - 3.20), 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 (10 of 100) .