Overview

Comprehensive Description

Biology

Inhabits coastal slopes, usually on barrel sponges in 10-30 meters depth (Ref. 48637). Often in groups (Ref 90102).
  • Eschmeyer, W.N. (ed.) 2001 Catalog of fishes. Updated database version of December 2001. Catalog databases as made available to FishBase in December 2001. (Ref. 40966)
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Distribution

Indo-West Pacific: Malaysia to Philippines north to Japan, south to Australia.
  • Eschmeyer, W.N. (ed.) 2001 Catalog of fishes. Updated database version of December 2001. Catalog databases as made available to FishBase in December 2001. (Ref. 40966)
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Western central Pacific off Indonesia.
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Physical Description

Morphology

Dorsal spines (total): 6 - 7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 7 - 9; Analspines: 1; Analsoft rays: 8 - 9
  • Allen, G.R. and M.V. Erdmann 2012 Reef fishes of the East Indies. Perth, Australia: Universitiy of Hawai'i Press, Volumes I-III. Tropical Reef Research. (Ref. 90102)
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Size

Max. size

3.5 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 48637))
  • Kuiter, R.H. and T. Tonozuka 2001 Pictorial guide to Indonesian reef fishes. Part 3. Jawfishes - Sunfishes, Opistognathidae - Molidae. Zoonetics, Australia. p. 623-893. (Ref. 48637)
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Diagnostic Description

Characterized by semi-transparent body with fine dark speckling; side of snout with brown stripe; internal brown, dash-like markings with white or yellow pigment along dorsal edge of vertebral column; longitudinal scale series 24-27; scaled head and nape; restricted gill opening to pectoral fin base; depth of body at anus 5.0-7.7 in SL (Ref 90102).
  • Allen, G.R. and M.V. Erdmann 2012 Reef fishes of the East Indies. Perth, Australia: Universitiy of Hawai'i Press, Volumes I-III. Tropical Reef Research. (Ref. 90102)
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

demersal; marine; depth range 17 - 35 m (Ref. 40966)
  • Eschmeyer, W.N. (ed.) 2001 Catalog of fishes. Updated database version of December 2001. Catalog databases as made available to FishBase in December 2001. (Ref. 40966)
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Depth range based on 5 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 1 sample.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 3 - 30
  Temperature range (°C): 28.662 - 28.662
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.553 - 0.553
  Salinity (PPS): 32.276 - 32.276
  Oxygen (ml/l): 4.149 - 4.149
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.380 - 0.380
  Silicate (umol/l): 6.058 - 6.058

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 3 - 30
 
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Barcode data: Pleurosicya labiata

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


There are 2 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.

GGAATAGTCGGAACGGCCTTAAGCCTTCTCATTCGAGCCGAACTCAGCCAACCTGGTGCCCTCCTCGGGGACGACCAGATCTATAATGTTATCGTCACCGCTCATGCATTTGTGATAATCTTCTTTATAGTGATACCAATTATGATTGGCGGATTCGGGAATTGACTAATTCCACTCATAATGGGGGCCCCGGACATGGCCTTCCCCCGAATAAACAATATGAGCTTCTGGCTCCTCCCCCCCTCTTTCTTGCTTCTACTAGCCTCCTCGGGCGTTGAAGCCGGAGCGGGTACAGGCTGAACCGTTTACCCGCCCCTAGCCGCTAATCTTGCCCACGCAGGAGCATCAGTCGACCTTACCATTTTCTCCCTCCATTTGGCAGGAGTATCCTCTATTCTAGGGGCAATTAACTTTATCACAACCATCCTCAACATAAAACCCCCCGCCATCTCCCAGTACCAAACGCCCCTGTTCGTCTGGGCCGTCCTAATCACAGCCGTCTTGCTTCTCCTATCCCTCCCGGTTCTCGCCGCAGGCATTACGATGCTTCTCACCGACCGTAACCTCAACACCACCTTCTTCGACCCTGCAGGTGGTGGAGACCCAATCCTTTACCAACATCTG
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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Pleurosicya labiata

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 2
Specimens with Barcodes: 2
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Conservation

Threats

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