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Biology

Found on silty bottoms of coastal reefs and inner reef flats (Ref. 9710). Inhabits coastal waters, including mangroves, large tidal pools or inner reef lagoons, on sand and rubble substrates (Ref. 48637).
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Distribution

Singapore.
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Western Pacific: Indonesia to New Caledonia, north to the Yaeyama Islands, south to northwestern Australia. Recently recorded from Tonga (Ref. 53797).
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Indo-West Pacific.
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Physical Description

Morphology

Dorsal spines (total): 6 - 7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 10 - 11; Analspines: 1; Analsoft rays: 10 - 11
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Size

Maximum size: 100 mm NG
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Max. size

12.0 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 48637))
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

reef-associated; marine
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Depth range based on 6 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 3 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 0.2 - 3
  Temperature range (°C): 24.198 - 26.890
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.090 - 0.430
  Salinity (PPS): 32.183 - 35.310
  Oxygen (ml/l): 4.636 - 4.847
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.131 - 0.246
  Silicate (umol/l): 1.005 - 14.847

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 0.2 - 3

Temperature range (°C): 24.198 - 26.890

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.090 - 0.430

Salinity (PPS): 32.183 - 35.310

Oxygen (ml/l): 4.636 - 4.847

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.131 - 0.246

Silicate (umol/l): 1.005 - 14.847
 
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Trophic Strategy

Inhabits silty bottoms of inner reef flats and coastal reefs.
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Barcode data: Cryptocentrus leptocephalus

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


There are 10 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.

CCTTTACTTAGTCTTTGGTGCNTGAGCCGGAATAGTAGGCACAGCATTGAGCCTACTTATTCGAGCTGAGCTAAGCCAGCCCGGCGCCCTCTTAGGGGACGATCAAATTTATAACGTGATCGTTACCGCCCACGCATTCGTAATAATTTTCTTTATAGTAATGCCAATTATGATTGGAGGATTTGGAAACTGACTTATCCCCCTAATAATCGGGGCCCCCGACATAGCCTTCCCCCGAATGAATAACATAAGCTTCTGACTACTTCCCCCTTCCTTCCTACTTCTCCTGGCATCTTCCGGCGTAGAAGCCGGGGCAGGGACCGGATGAACAGTCTACCCCCCTCTAGCAGGCAACTTAGCACATGCAGGAGCATCAGTTGATCTAACAATTTTCTCCCTCCACTTAGCAGGGATCTCTTCAATCCTGGGGGCCATTAATTTTATTACAACAATCCTAAATATGAAGCCTCCAGCCATCTCACAGTATCAAACACCACTCTTTGTATGAGCAGTTTTAATTACCGCTGTATTACTTCTTCTTTCTCTGCCCGTACTTGCCGCTGGCATCACAATGCTTCTTACAGATCGAAATCTAAACACAACATTCTTCGACCCTGCCGGTGGAGGAGACCCCATTCTTTACCAACACCTA
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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Cryptocentrus leptocephalus

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 10
Specimens with Barcodes: 18
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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Wikipedia

Pink-speckled shrimpgoby

Cryptocentrus leptocephalus, the Pink-speckled shrimpgoby, is a species of goby native to the western Pacific Ocean where it occurs on silty substrates in coastal reefs, lagoons, mangrove swamps and tide pools. It grows to a length of 12 centimetres (4.7 in) SL.[1]

References[edit source | edit]

  1. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Cryptocentrus leptocephalus" in FishBase. June 2013 version.
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