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Parioglossus rainfordi  McCulloch, 1921

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

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Microdesmidae (Wormfishes) > Ptereleotrinae
Etymology: Parioglossus: Greek, pareia = jaw + Greek, glossa = tongue (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; brackish; reef-associated; depth range 0 - 5 m (Ref. 86942).   Tropical, preferred ?; 25°N - 28°S

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Western Pacific: Philippines to Papua New Guinea, north to Yaeyama Islands, south to Queensland, Australia; including Palau and Pohnpei (Caroline Islands) in Micronesia and New Caledonia (Ref. 11889).

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 5 - 7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 14-17; Anal spines: 1; Anal soft rays: 14 - 16.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Form schools among mangroves and in coastal inlets, associate with P. formosus (Ref. 1602).

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Randall, John E. | Collaborators

Myers, R.F., 1991. Micronesian reef fishes. Second Ed. Coral Graphics, Barrigada, Guam. 298 p. (Ref. 1602)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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