Overview

Comprehensive Description

Biology

Inhabits coral reefs or isolated coral head habitats (Ref. 5521).
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Distribution

National Distribution

United States

Origin: Native

Regularity: Regularly occurring

Currently: Present

Confidence: Confident

Type of Residency: Year-round

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Western Atlantic: Bahamas (Ref. 5521), Cuba (Ref. 26340) and Jamaica (Ref. 27228).
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Western Atlantic.
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Physical Description

Size

Maximum size: 15.8 mm SL
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Max. size

1.6 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 5521))
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat Type: Marine

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Environment

reef-associated; marine; depth range 0 - 11 m (Ref. 58018)
  • Bogutskaya, N.G. 2007 Preliminary assignment of coordinates to type localities in the Catalog of Fishes. Unpublished dbf file. (Ref. 58018)
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Depth range based on 26 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 22 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 1.375 - 34
  Temperature range (°C): 26.706 - 27.654
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.336 - 1.844
  Salinity (PPS): 34.895 - 36.594
  Oxygen (ml/l): 4.568 - 4.687
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.046 - 0.176
  Silicate (umol/l): 1.868 - 2.602

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 1.375 - 34

Temperature range (°C): 26.706 - 27.654

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.336 - 1.844

Salinity (PPS): 34.895 - 36.594

Oxygen (ml/l): 4.568 - 4.687

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.046 - 0.176

Silicate (umol/l): 1.868 - 2.602
 
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Migration

Non-Migrant: No. All populations of this species make significant seasonal migrations.

Locally Migrant: No. No populations of this species make local extended movements (generally less than 200 km) at particular times of the year (e.g., to breeding or wintering grounds, to hibernation sites).

Locally Migrant: No. No populations of this species make annual migrations of over 200 km.

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Conservation

Conservation Status

National NatureServe Conservation Status

United States

Rounded National Status Rank: NNR - Unranked

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NatureServe Conservation Status

Rounded Global Status Rank: GNR - Not Yet Ranked

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Threats

Not Evaluated
  • IUCN 2006 2006 IUCN red list of threatened species. www.iucnredlist.org. Downloaded July 2006.
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