Overview

Comprehensive Description

Biology

Life history characteristics for the family specify that this group is oviparous, with distinct pairing during breeding (Ref. 205). Eggs are demersal and adhere to the substrate (Ref. 205). Males guard and aerate the eggs (Ref. 205).
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Distribution

Western Indian Ocean: known only from the Gulf of Oman.
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Gulf of Oman: Arabian Sea.
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Physical Description

Morphology

Dorsal spines (total): 14; Dorsal soft rays (total): 14 - 15; Analspines: 2; Analsoft rays: 14 - 15
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Size

Maximum size: 110 mm SL
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Max. size

11.0 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 7247))
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

reef-associated; marine; depth range 1 - 6 m (Ref. 7247)
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Depth range based on 5 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 2 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 4 - 7
  Temperature range (°C): 26.151 - 26.151
  Nitrate (umol/L): 3.114 - 3.114
  Salinity (PPS): 36.032 - 36.032
  Oxygen (ml/l): 4.462 - 4.462
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.546 - 0.546
  Silicate (umol/l): 4.277 - 4.277

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 4 - 7
 
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Depth: 1 - 6m.
From 1 to 6 meters.

Habitat: reef-associated.
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Life History and Behavior

Life Cycle

Oviparous, distinct pairing during breeding (Ref. 205). Eggs are demersal and adhere to the substrate (Ref. 205). Males guard and aerate the eggs (Ref. 205).
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Barcode data: Pomacentrus arabicus

The following is a representative barcode sequence, the centroid of all available sequences for this species.


There are 3 barcode sequences available from BOLD and GenBank.  Below is a sequence of the barcode region Cytochrome oxidase subunit 1 (COI or COX1) from a member of the species.  See the BOLD taxonomy browser for more complete information about this specimen and other sequences.

CACCCTCTATCTAGTATTTGGTGCTTGAGCTGGAATAGTAGGCACAGCCTTAAGCCTCCTCATTCGAGCGGAACTAAGCCAACCAGGCGCACTCTTAGGAGACGACCAAATTTATAACGTCATTGTTACCGCACACGCCTTCGTAATAATCTTCTTTATAGTAATGCCAATTCTAATTGGAGGCTTCGGAAATTGATTAGTGCCCCTTATACTAGGGGCCCCCGATATGGCATTCCCTCGAATAAACAACATAAGCTTCTGACTACTCCCCCCATCATTCCTTCTCCTGCTCGCTTCTTCTGGTGTTGAAGCCGGGGCCGGGACAGGTTGAACTGTTTACCCCCCTCTGTCTGGAAATCTCGCCCATGCAGGAGCATCCGTAGACTTAACCATTTTCTCCCTCCACCTGGCAGGTATTTCATCAATTCTAGGGGCAATCAACTTTATTACCACAATTATTAACATGAAACCTCCGGCCATCTCACAGTATCAAACTCCTTTATTTGTTTGAGCCGTCCTAATCACTGCTGTACTTCTTCTCCTTTCTCTCCCCGTTCTAGCTGCTGGTATCACTATGCTCCTAACCGACCGAAATCTTAACACCACATTCTTCGACCCCGCAGGAGGGGGAGATCCAATTCTATACCAACACCTC
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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Pomacentrus arabicus

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 1
Specimens with Barcodes: 1
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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