Pleurosicya boldinghi, Soft-coral goby

Pleurosicya boldinghi Weber, 1913

Soft-coral goby
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> Gobiiformes (Gobies) > Gobiidae (Gobies) > Gobiinae
Etymology: Pleurosicya: Greek, pleura = side, ribe + Greek, sikya, -as = cucumber (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Weber.

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

; marino asociado a arrecife; rango de profundidad 5 - 82 m (Ref. 90102).   Tropical

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Indo-West Pacific: Aliwal Shoal, South Africa (Ref. 11228) to Indonesia and Papua New Guinea (Ref. 6771).

Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 4.5 cm SL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 48637)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

Espinas dorsales (total): 6 - 7; Radios blandos dorsales (total): 7; Espinas anales 1; Radios blandos anales: 6 - 8. Characterized by semi-translucent body and fins, blend s well with soft coral or seapen; nape usually scaled to behind eyes; longitudinal scale series 22-25; wide gill opening, reaching forward to below posterior edge of eye; relatively deep bodied, depth of body at anus 3.8-5.8 in SL (Ref. 90102).

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

Lives on Dendronephthya soft corals, usually at depth of 20 meters or more in areas subject to strong currents. Large corals may play host to several individuals (Ref. 48637). Also found with Sarcophyton soft corals and sea pens in 5-82 m (Ref 90102).

Life cycle and mating behavior Madurez | Reproducción | Puesta | Huevos | Fecundidad | Larva

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Heemstra, P.C., 1995. Additions and corrections for the 1995 impression. p. v-xv. In M.M. Smith and P.C. Heemstra (eds.) Revised Edition of Smiths' Sea Fishes. Springer-Verlag, Berlin. (Ref. 11228)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)


CITES (Ref. 123416)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 23.6 - 28.9, mean 27.5 °C (based on 672 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00575 (0.00261 - 0.01268), b=3.09 (2.91 - 3.27), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  3.2   ±0.3 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resiliencia (Ref. 120179):  Alto, población duplicada en un tiempo mínimo inferior a 15 meses (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (11 of 100) .