Overview

Comprehensive Description

Leiognathus klunzingeri (Steindachner, 1898)

Mediterranean Sea : 14400-289 (20 spc.), 22.07.1965 , Iskenderun Bay , beam trawl , 9 m ; 14400-797 (1 spc.), February2003 , Iskenderun Bay , trawl , C. Dalyan ; 14400-798 (1 spc.), January 2003 , Iskenderun Bay , trawl , C. Dalyan .

  • Nurettin Meriç, Lütfiye Eryilmaz, Müfit Özulug (2007): A catalogue of the fishes held in the Istanbul University, Science Faculty, Hydrobiology Museum. Zootaxa 1472, 29-54: 45-45, URL:http://www.zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:428F3980-C1B8-45FF-812E-0F4847AF6786
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Biology

Inhabits coastal waters and feeds on bottom invertebrates. Reproduces in the summer months (Ref. 6757).
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Distribution

Red Sea. Mediterranean Sea: Tunisia eastwards. Immigrant from the Red Sea through the Suez Canal.
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Northern Red Sea endemic: Gulf of Suez; Mediterranean Sea immigrant.
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Northern Red Sea endemic: Gulf of Suez; Mediterranean Sea immigrant.
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Physical Description

Morphology

Dorsal spines (total): 7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 15 - 16; Analspines: 3; Analsoft rays: 15 - 16
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Size

Maximum size: 110 mm SL
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Max. size

11.0 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 6757))
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

demersal; marine
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Trophic Strategy

Inhabits coastal waters and feeds on bottom invertebrates.
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage: Equulites klunzingeri

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 5
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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