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Monodactylus falciformis  Lacepède, 1801

Full moony
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Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Monodactylidae (Moonyfishes or fingerfishes)
Etymology: Monodactylus: Greek, monos = one + Greek, daktylos = finger (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Lacepède.

Miljö / Klimat / Range Ekologi

; marina; sötvatten; brackvatten revassocierade; havsvandrande (Ref. 51243).   Tropical, preferred ?

Utbredning Länder | FAO områden | Ekosystem | Förekomster | Point map | Utplanteringar | Faunafri

Western Indian Ocean: Red Sea to False Bay, South Africa, Madagascar (Ref. 4337), and Reunion (Ref. 53568).

Length at first maturity / Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm 14.0  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 31.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 5400)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Taggstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 8; Mjukstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 25-30; Taggstrålar i analfenan 3; Mjukstrålar i analfenan: 25 - 29. Adults silvery with dusky dorsal and anal lobes; juveniles dusky with dark vertical bars (Ref. 5400).

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Inhabits coastal waters including estuaries and lagoons (Ref. 5213). Seldom enters freshwater. Juveniles can be kept in the aquarium (Ref. 4833). Caught with throw nets (Ref. 30573).

Life cycle and mating behavior Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

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Desoutter, M., 1986. Monodactylidae. p. 338-339. In J. Daget, J.P. Gosse and D.F.E. Thys van den Audenaerde (eds.) Check-list of the freshwater fishes of Africa (CLOFFA). ISNB, Brussels; MRAC, Tervuren; and ORSTOM, Paris. Vol. 2. (Ref. 4337)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Fiskeri: mindre kommeriell; Akvarium: Kommersiell
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