: 19 - 20. Anterior nostril with a long cirrus on posterior margin only. A longitudinal dark stripe on body often interrupted in larger specimens. In some populations, the black lateral stripe is sometimes present as a series of blotches (not observed in Indonesia) (Ref.
Adults inhabit shallow clear coastal to outer reef crests with rich coral growth to about 15 m depth (Ref.
). Often collected at depths less than 1 m in the northernmost parts of its range, but may occur more deeply (to 28 m) further south, and rarely more shallow than 5 m (Ref.
). Oviparous. Eggs are demersal and adhesive (Ref.
), and are attached to the substrate via a filamentous, adhesive pad or pedestal (Ref.
). Larvae are planktonic, often found in shallow, coastal waters (Ref.
Preferred temperature (Ref.
): 24.6 - 29.3, mean 28.4 (based on 3091 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref.
= 0.5000 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00741 (0.00330 - 0.01663), b=3.00 (2.80 - 3.20), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref.
Trophic Level (Ref.
): 2.0 ±0.00 se; Based on food items.
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
): Low vulnerability (17 of 100) .
Capuli, Estelita Emily
Luna, Susan M.
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