Overview

Distribution

Western Indian Ocean: Known only from the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden.
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Gulf of Aden (northwestern Indian Ocean) and Red Sea.
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Physical Description

Size

Max. size

7.0 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 8883))
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Type Information

Paratype for Nectamia annularis
Catalog Number: USNM 147522
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Year Collected: 1948
Locality: Saudi Arabia: Red Sea, Gubat Ashra, coral reef., Saudi Arabia, Red Sea, Indian
Depth (m): 1 to 1
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Paratype for Nectamia annularis
Catalog Number: USNM 112040
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): D. Erdman & H. Azizz
Year Collected: 1948
Locality: Saudi Arabia: Red Sea, pier 2 miles north of Jidda [sic], SAMS (Saudi Arabian Mining Syndicate) pier., Saudi Arabia, Red Sea, Indian
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Type for Nectamia annularis
Catalog Number: USNM 147518
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Collector(s): D. Erdman & H. Azizz
Year Collected: 1948
Locality: Saudi Arabia: Red Sea, pier 2 miles north of Jidda [sic], SAMS (Saudi Arabian Mining Syndicate) pier., Saudi Arabia, Red Sea, Indian
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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 1 specimen in 1 taxon.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 16.8 - 16.8
 
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Environment

reef-associated; marine; depth range 0 - 17 m (Ref. 57178)
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Depth range based on 1 specimen in 1 taxon.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 16.8 - 16.8
 
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Life History and Behavior

Life Cycle

Mouthbrooders (Ref. 240). Distinct pairing during courtship and spawning (Ref. 205).
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Conservation

Threats

Least Concern (LC)
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