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Poromitra coronata  (Gilchrist & von Bonde, 1924)

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Stephanoberyciformes (Pricklefishes, bigscales and gibberfishes) > Melamphaidae (Bigscale fishes or ridgeheads)
Etymology: Poromitra: Greek, poros = porous + Greek, mitra = stripe, belt (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; bathypelagic; depth range 915 - 1647 m (Ref. 83717).   Tropical, preferred ?

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Southeastern Atlantic Ocean, South Africa to Western Indian Ocean, off western coast of Madagascar.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 10.7 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 83717)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 3; Dorsal soft rays (total): 10; Anal spines: 1; Anal soft rays: 8 - 9; Vertebrae: 25. This species is distinguished be having a spinulated (without gap) posterior and lower edges of praeoperculum; insertion of ventral fins in front of the vertical of posterior edge of pectoral fin insertion; upper jaw extends beyond the vertical of posterior edge of eye; soft rays of dorsal fin 10, of anal fin 8-9; gill rakers at the first arch 31; vertebrae 25; pyloric caeca 9 (Ref. 83717).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Kotlyar, A.N., 2008. Revision of the genus Poromitra (Melamphaidae): Part 1. Species of group P. crassiceps. J. Ichthyol. 48(7):479-492. (Ref. 83717)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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