Priolepis kappa, Kappa reefgoby

Priolepis kappa Winterbottom & Burridge, 1993

Kappa reefgoby
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> Gobiiformes (Gobies) > Gobiidae (Gobies) > Gobiinae
Etymology: Priolepis: Greek, prio = to saw + Greek,lepis = scale (Ref. 45335);  kappa: Name from the Greek letter kappa, referring to the stylized 'K' formed by the postocular and opercular bars; noun in apposition.  More on authors: Winterbottom & Burridge.

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

; marino asociado a arrecife; no migratorio; rango de profundidad 0 - 20 m (Ref. 9018).   Tropical

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Indo-West Pacific: Comoros to Taiwan and Fiji. Recently reported from Ouvéa Atoll, Loyalty Islands (Ref. 13236) and Tonga (Ref. 53797).

Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 2.6 cm SL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 9018)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

Espinas dorsales (total): 6; Radios blandos dorsales (total): 9; Espinas anales 1; Radios blandos anales: 7 - 8. This species is distinguished by the following characters: no fraenum; a high pectoral fin count of 18-19; pelvic ray subequal o the fourth; position of the head bars with postocular bar joining the opercular bar at a level with the eye; scale pockets strongly outlined with melanophores and brown chromatophores (Ref. 9018); characterized further by yellowish brown body with darker brown scale edges; body with six narrow whitish bars; longitudinal scale series 23-26; head and nape without scales; ctenoid body scales except cycloid on abdomen; bony interorbital space half pupil diameter; cheek with single vertical row of papillae; depth of body 4.7 in SL (Ref. 90102).

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

Inhabits reef crevices (Ref. 90102).

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

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Winterbottom, R. and M. Burridge, 1993. Revision of the species of Priolepis possessing a reduced transverse pattern of cheek papillae and no predorsal scales (Teleostei; Gobiidae). Can. J. Zool. 71:494-514. (Ref. 9018)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 12 March 2015

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): 24.9 - 29.3, mean 28 °C (based on 1657 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00955 (0.00454 - 0.02011), b=3.05 (2.88 - 3.22), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  3.1   ±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 (10 of 100) .
Nutrients (Ref. 124155):  Calcium = 313 [139, 780] mg/100g ; Iron = 1.22 [0.64, 2.44] mg/100g ; Protein = 18.4 [16.4, 20.2] % ; Omega3 = 0.196 [0.087, 0.404] g/100g ; Selenium = 19.1 [8.1, 44.6] μg/100g ; VitaminA = 172 [43, 609] μg/100g ; Zinc = 2.62 [1.49, 4.40] mg/100g (wet weight);