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Ungusurculus williamsi  Schwarzhans & Møller, 2007

Williams' viviparous brotula
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Classification / Names Nomi Comuni | Sinonimi | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterigi (pesci con pinne raggiate) > Ophidiiformes (Cusk eels) > Bythitidae (Viviparous brotulas) > Brosmophycinae
Etymology: Ungusurculus: Name from Latin words 'ungulus' (= claw) and 'surculus' (= grapevine tendril), refers to the functional analogy with the pseudoclaspers and the specific shape of the inner pseudoclasper.;  williamsi: Named in honour of Jeffrey T. Williams, USNM, Washington D.C..   More on author: Schwarzhans.

Ambiente / Clima / Range Ecologia

; marino demersale; distribuzione batimetrica 0 - 4 m (Ref. 76869).   Tropical, preferred ?

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Western Pacific: Philippines.

Size / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 4.5 cm SL maschio/sesso non determinato; (Ref. 76869)

Short description Morfologia | Morfometria

Raggi dorsali molli (totale): 79-85; Raggi anali molli: 59 - 63; Vertebre: 42 - 43. This species is distinguished by the following characters: D 79-85, A 59-63, D/A 24-26, V in D 2.2-2.4; vertebrae 12+30-31=42-43; anterior nostril located 1/4 the distance from upper lip to aggregate distance to anterior margin of eye; free pseudoclaspers 2 pairs, outer pseudoclasper wing-shaped with broad base and distally widened supporter without anterior hook, while the inner pseudoclasper is short, half the length of outer one, with slightly broadened base, distally with two inwardly directed weak spines; cheeks with 4-6 scale rows on upper part and 3 rows on lower part; no upper preopercular pore; otolith compressed, its length to height is 1.9-2.1, pointed anterior and posterior tips, the latter expanded, projecting sharp postdorsal angle, short sulcus, wide with fused colliculi, its centre slightly anterior of centre of otolith, inclined about 10°, otolith length to sulcus length is 2.2-2.4 (Ref. 76869).

Biologia     Glossario (es. epibenthic)

Based on collection site, this species is probably adapted to non-reef related rocky inshore environments (Ref. 76869). Cryptic and solitary, inhabitant of reef crevices and caves about 0-4 m (Ref 90102).

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

Main reference Upload your references | Bibliografia | Coordinatore | Collaboratori

Schwarzhans, W. and P.R. Møller, 2007. Review of the Dinematichthyini (Teleostei: Bythitidae) of the Indo-west Pacific. Part III. Beaglichthys, Brosmolus, Monothrix and eight new genera with description of 20 new species. The Beagle, Records of the Museums and Art Galleries of the Northern Territory 23:29-110. (Ref. 76869)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans




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