Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 186 specimens in 7 taxa.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 134 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 0.3 - 204
  Temperature range (°C): 4.157 - 29.336
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.050 - 26.519
  Salinity (PPS): 32.938 - 40.307
  Oxygen (ml/l): 3.422 - 5.079
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.075 - 2.449
  Silicate (umol/l): 0.721 - 62.941

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 0.3 - 204

Temperature range (°C): 4.157 - 29.336

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.050 - 26.519

Salinity (PPS): 32.938 - 40.307

Oxygen (ml/l): 3.422 - 5.079

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.075 - 2.449

Silicate (umol/l): 0.721 - 62.941
 
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Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD) Stats
Specimen Records: 197
Specimens with Sequences: 136
Specimens with Barcodes: 135
Species: 8
Species With Barcodes: 8
Public Records: 33
Public Species: 5
Public BINs: 3
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Wikipedia

Mulloidichthys

Mulloidichthys is a genus of goatfishes native to coral and rocky reefs of the tropical Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans.[2] Six species are recognized in this genus. Twenty-six species of digenean parasites have been reported [3] from these species.

Species[edit]

There are currently seven recognized species in this genus:[4]

Species[5]Common name[5]Environment & range[6]IUCN status[7]
Mulloidichthys ayliffe Uiblein, 2011Indian mimic goatfishWestern Indian Ocan; Marine; subtropical; reef-dwelling.NE*
Mulloidichthys dentatus (T. N. Gill, 1862)Mexican goatfishEastern Pacific Ocean; Marine; subtropical; reef-dwelling.LC**
Mulloidichthys flavolineatusT (Lacépède, 1801)Yellowstripe goatfishIndian to central Pacific Oceans; Marine; tropical; reef-dwelling.NE
Mulloidichthys martinicus (G. Cuvier, 1829)Yellow goatfishAtlantic Ocean; Marine; subtropical; reef-dwelling.NE
Mulloidichthys mimicus J. E. Randall & Guézé, 1980Mimic goatfishIndian and eastern Pacific Oceans; Marine; tropical; reef-dwelling.NE
Mulloidichthys pfluegeri (Steindachner, 1900)Orange goatfishIndian and eastern Pacific Oceans; Marine; tropical; reef-dwelling.NE
Mulloidichthys vanicolensis (Valenciennes, 1831)Yellowfin goatfishIndian to central Pacific Oceans; Marine; tropical; reef-dwelling.NE

*) NE - Not Evaluated.
**) LC - Least Concern.
T) Type species.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Whitley, G. P., 1929: Studies in ichthyology. No. 3. Records of the Australian Museum, 17(3): 101-143, Pls. 30-34.
  2. ^ Johnson, G.D. & Gill, A.C. (1998). Paxton, J.R. & Eschmeyer, W.N., ed. Encyclopedia of Fishes. San Diego: Academic Press. p. 186. ISBN 0-12-547665-5. 
  3. ^ Bray, R. A., Justine, J.-L. & Cribb, T. H. 2007: Homalometron moraveci n. sp. (Digenea: Apocreadiidae) in the yellowfin goatfish, Mulloidichthys vanicolensis (Valenciennes, 1831) (Perciformes: Mullidae), from New Caledonia and the Great Barrier Reef, with a checklist of digeneans of Mulloidichthys species. Zootaxa, 1525, 41-49.
  4. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2013). Species of Mulloidichthys in FishBase. December 2013 version.
  5. ^ a b Fish Identification at FishBase. Family Mullidae
  6. ^ Lieske, E. and R. Myers, 1994: Collins Pocket Guide. Coral reef fishes. Indo-Pacific & Caribbean including the Red Sea. Haper Collins Publishers, 400 p.
  7. ^ The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
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