Ambassis interrupta  Bleeker, 1853

Long-spined glass perchlet
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Ambassidae (Asiatic glassfishes)
Etymology: Ambassis: Derived from Greek, anabasis = climbing up (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Bleeker.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; freshwater; brackish; demersal; amphidromous (Ref. 59012).   Tropical; 19°N - 23°S

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Asia: Indo-Australian Archipelago, including Indonesia, the Philippines, Borneo, Java, New Guinea, Vanuatu, New Caledonia, to northern Australia and the Andaman Sea. Reported from Palau (Ref. 6371) and the Ryukyu Islands (Ref. 559).

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm 7.0  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 12.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 7050); common length : 5.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 7242); max. published weight: 12.00 g (Ref. 7242)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 8; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9-10; Anal spines: 3; Anal soft rays: 9 - 10. Body very high, 50% of SL. Lateral line incomplete, but a few pored scales on a silvery midlateral band. Lower margin of inter operculum with few spines. The second spine of the first dorsal fin is strong and very long. Attains 8 cm TL.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found in brackish-water, mangrove, estuarine and freshwater-stream habitats, usually within 20 km of the sea (Ref. 2847). They occur at temperatures ranging from 28 to 32°C. Found in schools and migrate to freshwater. Mainly diurnal. A predominantly marine or estuarine spawner. Caught by hand and scoop nets (Ref. 7242).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

A nonobligatory plant spawner.

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Allen, G.R., 1991. Field guide to the freshwater fishes of New Guinea. Publication, no. 9. 268 p. Christensen Research Institute, Madang, Papua New Guinea. (Ref. 2847)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




Human uses

Fisheries: minor commercial
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01288 (0.00664 - 0.02501), b=2.95 (2.78 - 3.12), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species & (Sub)family-body (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  2.7   ±0.1 se; Based on diet studies.
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Fec=29,000-310,000).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (16 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Low.