Overview

Distribution

Indo-Pacific region. Short and compressed body, bearing large stellate bony plates. First dorsal fin with 5 long weak spines; the second dorsal mounted on a base having 18-23 soft rays. Relatively large pelvic fins opposite first dorsal fin; with 1 spine and 6 soft rays on pelvic fins. Gill openings moderately large. Females with the pelvics forming a brood pouch for incubating eggs. Attains 16 cm maximum length.
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Ecology

Habitat

tropical
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD) Stats
Specimen Records:6
Specimens with Sequences:5
Specimens with Barcodes:5
Species:2
Species With Barcodes:2
Public Records:3
Public Species:1
Public BINs:2
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Barcode data

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