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Pseudochromis howsoni Allen, 1995
HOWSON' S DOTTYBACK
Howson's Dottyback; Shelf Dottyback; Pseudochromis sp; Howsons Dottyback

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Species Pseudochromis howsoni Allen, 1995

Howson's Dottyback , Shelf Dottyback

 

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Distribution

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Western Australia


Extra Distribution Information

Ashmore Reef, Timor Sea (12º11´S, 123º07´E) and off Port Hedland, WA; tropical.

Australian Endemic.


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)

IMCRA

Timor Province (2), Northwest Shelf Province (27)

Other Regions

Territory of Ashmore & Cartier Islands

Ecological Descriptors

Continental shelf, coral reef, inshore, marine, rubble bottom.

Extra Ecological Information

19-84 m.

 

General References

Allen, G.R. 1997. Marine Fishes of Tropical Australia and South-east Asia . Perth : Western Australian Museum 292 pp. 106 pls. [96]

Gill, A.C. 2004. Revision of the Indo-Pacific dottyback fish subfamily Pseudochrominae (Perciformes: Pseudochromidae). Smithiana, Publication in Aquatic Biodiversity, Monographs 1 : 1-213 [120-122]

Kuiter, R.H. 1992. Tropical Reef-Fishes of the Western Pacific, Indonesia and Adjacent Waters . Jakarta : PT Gramedia Pustaka Utama 314 pp. pls. [41] (as Pseudochromis moorei , Australian record only)

 

Common Name References

Allen, G.R. 1997. Marine Fishes of Tropical Australia and South-east Asia . Perth : Western Australian Museum 292 pp. 106 pls. [96] ( Howson's Dottyback )

Gill, A.C. 2004. Revision of the Indo-Pacific dottyback fish subfamily Pseudochrominae (Perciformes: Pseudochromidae). Smithiana, Publication in Aquatic Biodiversity, Monographs 1 : 1-213 [120] (Shelf Dottyback)

Seafood Services Australia 2008. Australian Fish Names Standard. http://www.fishnames.com.au/. ( Howson's Dottyback )

 

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Pseudochromidae (Dottybacks) > Pseudochrominae
Etymology: Pseudochromis: Greek, pseudes = false + Greek, chromis = a fish, perhaps a perch (Ref. 45335 ) ;   howsoni: Named in honor of Craig Howson, captain of the charter vessel True North , for his excellent service during several Western Australian Museum expeditions (Ref. 31113 ) .

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; reef-associated; depth range ? - 23 m (Ref. 31113 ).   Tropical

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Eastern Indian Ocean: Australia.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: L m   ?   range ? - ? cm
Max length : 10.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 36661 )

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 3; Dorsal soft rays (total): 26; Anal spines : 3; Anal soft rays : 14. Anterior tips of palatine tooth patches directed medially behind posterolateral arms of vomerine tooth patch; large dark spot at posterior corner of operculum; color pattern sexually dimorphic, male overall orange anteriorly and purplish grey posteriorly, female entirely purplish grey; neither sex with narrow white bar on head just behind eye (Ref. 31113 ).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found on sand-rubble bottom, around low rocky outcrops (Ref. 36661 ). Occurs in pairs (Ref. 36661 ). Minimum depth from Ref. 58018.

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Allen, G.R. , 1997. The marine fishes of tropical Australia and south-east Asia. Western Australian Museum, Perth, Western Australia. 292 p. (Ref. 36661 )

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185 )

    Not Evaluated  

CITES (Ref. 115941 )

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361 )

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805 ):  PD 50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high]. Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01175 (0.00451 - 0.03059), b=3.01 (2.78 - 3.24), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245 ). Trophic Level (Ref. 69278 ):  3.5   ±0.5 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives Resilience (Ref. 69278 ):  . Vulnerability (Ref. 59153 ):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .

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