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Butis butis (Hamilton, 1822)
CRIMSONTIP GUDGEON
Crimson-tipped Flathead-gudgeon; Crimson-tipped Gudgeon; Flat-head Gudgeon; Eleotris longicauda De Vis, 1884; Eleotris papa Ogilby, 1910; Cheilodipterus butis Hamilton, 1822; Duckbill Sleeper

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Butis butis (Hamilton , 1822)

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Eleotridae (Sleepers) > Butinae
  More on author: Hamilton .

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Marine; freshwater; brackish; demersal; pH range: 7.0 - 8.0; dH range: 9 - 19; amphidromous (Ref. 51243 ).   Tropical; 22°C - 28°C (Ref. 2060 )

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Indo-West Pacific: East Africa to Fiji (Ref. 6820 ).

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Maturity: L m   ?   range ? - ? cm
Max length : 15.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 6802 )

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 8; Anal spines : 1; Anal soft rays : 8 - 9. Dark longitudinal lines on body; caudal fin black with light margin dorsally; pectoral base with 1-2 black spots (Ref. 5493 ).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits brackish mangrove estuaries and lower reaches of freshwater streams, usually on mud bottoms (Ref. 44894 ). Usually found in lagoons and estuaries, particularly where there is vegetation (Ref. 6028 , 79840 ). Occurs frequently in mangrove swamps (Ref. 2847 , 79840 ). Occasionally ascends rivers (Ref. 6028 ). Feeds mainly on small fishes and crustaceans (Ref. 6028 , 79840 ). Marketed fresh (Ref. 12693 ).

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Hoese, D.F. , 1986. Eleotridae. p. 807-811. In M.M. Smith and P.C. Heemstra (eds.) Smiths' sea fishes. Springer-Verlag, Berlin. (Ref. 5493 )

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744 )

  Least Concern (LC)  ; Date assessed: 29 June 2016

CITES (Ref. 118484 )

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361 )

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Fisheries: minor commercial FAO(Publication : search ) | FishSource |

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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969 ): 24.7 - 29.1, mean 28.2 (based on 1196 cells). Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805 ):  PD 50 = 0.5156   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high]. Trophic Level (Ref. 69278 ):  4.0   ±0.66 se; Based on food items. Resilience (Ref. 120179 ):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.). Vulnerability (Ref. 59153 ):  Low vulnerability (23 of 100) . Price category (Ref. 80766 ):   Unknown .

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