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Foa brachygramma  (Jenkins, 1903)

Weed cardinalfish
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Actinopterigi (pesci con pinne raggiate) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Apogonidae (Cardinalfishes) > Apogoninae

Issue
Foa brachygramma is redescribed in Fraser & Randall, 2011 (Ref. 93673); information will be reviewed and modified. Also, Apogonichthys zuluensis Fowler, 1934 is considered as the junior synonym of Foa madagascariensis in this reference.

Ambiente / Clima / Range Ecologia

; marino; acqua dolce; salmastro associati a barriera corallina; distribuzione batimetrica 0 - 134 m (Ref. 27665).   Tropical, preferred ?

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Central Pacific: Endemic to Hawaii.

Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 6.4 cm SL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 93673)

Short description Morfologia | Morfometria

Spine dorsali (totale): 9; Raggi dorsali molli (totale): 9; Spine anali 2; Raggi anali molli: 8; Vertebre: 24. This species is distinguished by the following characters: usually 9-10 pored lateral-line scales and 14-16 gill rakers and rudiments on first gill arch; body scales with narrow dark margins; body uniform to mottled brownish without darker bars on sides (except at night); the second dorsal fin, anal fin and caudal fin pale are without darkish banding; pectoral fin with no whitish spot at axil; without whitish spots at base of caudal peduncle or behind posterior base of second dorsal fin; two darkish small marks near base of caudal peduncle (Ref. 93673).

Biologia     Glossario (es. epibenthic)

Occurs among seagrasses, heavy algal growth, or rubble of shallow sheltered areas (Ref. 1602); sandy substrates (Ref. 76833). Readily enters brackish and also found in fresh waters (Ref. 27665). Benthic and benthopelagic (Ref. 58302).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturità | Riproduzione | Deposizione | Uova | Fecundity | Larve

Are mouthbrooders (Ref. 240). Distinct pairing during courtship and spawning (Ref. 205).

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Fraser, T.H. and J.E. Randall, 2011. Two new species of Foa (Apogonidae) from the Pacific Plate, with redescriptions of Foa brachygramma and Foa fo. Zootaxa, 2988:1-27. (Ref. 93673)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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