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Poromitra jucunda  Kotlyar, 2010

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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);  jucunda: Name from Latin jucunda meaning attractive or pleasant.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; benthopelagic; depth range 0 - 2000 m (Ref. 84090).   Deep-water, preferred ?; 0°S - 9°S, 80°W - 90°W

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Pacific Ocean: eastern and central parts of the Pacific Ocean.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 5.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 84090)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 2 - 3; Dorsal soft rays (total): 10-12; Anal spines: 1; Anal soft rays: 8 - 10; Vertebrae: 28 - 29. The species has a spinulated posterior and lower margins of praeoperculum, posterior margin of the praeoperculum is usualy unspinulated or in a small number of fish there can be one spinule; insertion of ventral fins is in front of the vertical of the posterior margin of pectoral fin insertion; upper jaw in most fish does not reach the vertical of the posterior eye margin; usually 3 (seldom 2) spiny and 10–12 soft rays in dorsal fin; 8–10 soft rays in anal fin; 23–25 rakers at the first branchial arch; vertebrae 28–29; and pyloric caeca 4–6.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Specimens seined with unclosing fishing gear (Ref. 84090).

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Kotlyar, A.N., 2010. Revision of the genus Poromitra (Melamphaidae): Part 6. Species of the P. megalops group. J. Ichthyol. 50(3):231-245. (Ref. 84090)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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