Melanotaenia wokamensis, Wokam rainbowfish

Melanotaenia wokamensis Allen, Hadiaty, Unmack & Erdmann, 2015

Wokam rainbowfish
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> Atheriniformes (Silversides) > Melanotaeniidae (Rainbowfishes, blue eyes)
Etymology: Melanotaenia: Greek, melan, -anos = black + latin, taenia = stripe (Ref. 45335);  wokamensis: Named for its type locality, the Wokam Island.

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

; eau douce benthopélagique.   Tropical

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Asia: Sungai Tunguwatu in Wokam Island, Aru Islands, Indonesia.

Taille / Poids / Âge

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 7.6 cm SL mâle / non sexé; (Ref. 110723); 5.9 cm SL (female)

Description synthétique Morphologie | Morphométrie

Épines dorsales (Total): 4 - 6; Rayons mous dorsaux (Total): 114; Épines anales 1; Rayons mous anaux: 18 - 22. Melanotaenia wokamensis is distinguished by the following combination of characters: IV-VI-I,11-14 dorsal-fin rays; I,18-22 anal-fin rays; 12-14 (usually 13) pectoral-fin rays; 33-35 (rarely 35) scales on lateral line, 14-16 predorsal scales; 11-17 cheek scales; 15-17 total gill rakers on first arch; greatest body depth of adult male 34.4 % SL; color in life generally light blue on back with metallic reflections; dark blue midlateral stripe (1-2 scales wide), bordered with bold, relatively broad reddish to orange stripes; ventral portion of body greyish-white except bold dark-blue margins on scales above anal fin and large, bright blue patch just behind and below pectoral-fin base; second dorsal and anal fins bluish with broad, reddish outer margin; caudal fin semitranslucent reddish (Ref. 110723).

Biologie     Glossaire (ex. epibenthic)

Inhabits streams that are typically narrow (about 3-5 m average width) limestone channels flowing through rainforest. Most common in deeper pools up to 1.5-2.0 m depth below the numerous cascades and small waterfalls (Ref. 110723).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturité | Reproduction | Frai | Œufs | Fécondité | Larves

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Allen, G.R., R.K. Hadiaty, P.J. Unmack and M.V. Erdmann, 2015. Rainbowfishes (Melanotaenia: Melanotaeniidae) of the Aru Islands, Indonesia with descriptions of five new species and redescription of M. patoti Weber and M. senckenbergianus Weber. aqua, Int. J. Ichthyol. 21(2):66-108. (Ref. 110723)

Statut dans la liste rouge de l'IUCN (Ref. 123251)

  Non évalué 

CITES (Ref. 123416)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Menace pour l'homme

  Harmless





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Estimates based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01122 (0.00514 - 0.02450), b=3.04 (2.87 - 3.21), in cm total length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245).
Niveau trophique (Ref. 69278):  2.9   ±0.4 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Résilience (Ref. 120179):  Milieu, temps minimum de doublement de population : 1,4 à 4,4 années (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnérabilité (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (33 of 100) .