Overview

Comprehensive Description

Biology

The type material was collected amongst the coral Galaxea clavus. Males may be mature at 4.35 cm SL. Ovoviviparous (Ref. 205). The male carries the eggs in a brood pouch which is found under the tail (Ref. 205). Minimum depth from Ref. 58018.
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Distribution

Western Indian Ocean: known only from Pangani, Maziwi Islands, Tanzania.
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Western Indian Ocean: Tanzania.
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Physical Description

Size

Maximum size: 45 mm SL
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Max. size

4.5 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 5316))
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

demersal; marine; depth range 1 - ? m (Ref. 5316)
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Depth: 0 - 1m.
Recorded at 1 meters.

Habitat: demersal.
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Life History and Behavior

Life Cycle

Male carries the eggs in a brood pouch (Ref. 205).
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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