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Neostethus villadolidi  Herre, 1942

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Atheriniformes (Silversides) > Phallostethidae (Priapiumfishes)
Etymology: Neostethus: Greek,neos = new + Greek, stetho, stethion = brest; literal = to prick a little breast (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Herre.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; freshwater; brackish; benthopelagic.   Tropical, preferred ?

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Asia: Mindanao, Cuyo, Mactan, Negros Oriental and Leyte, Philippines.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 2.3 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 12768)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occur in mangrove and nipa swamps (Ref. 280). Fertilization is internal and eggs are attached to the substrate via adhesive filaments (Ref. 43413).

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Pelvic fins in males are modified to form part of a complex thoracic clasping organ (Ref. 205).

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Parenti, L.R., 1989. A phylogenetic revision of the phallostethid fishes (Atherinomorpha, Phallostethidae). Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. 46(11):243-277. (Ref. 12768)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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