Aioliops brachypterus  Rennis & Hoese, 1987

Shortfin minidartfish
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Microdesmidae (Wormfishes) > Ptereleotrinae
Etymology: Aioliops: Greek, aiolias, -ou = a fish (Scaridae) + Greek, ops = similar (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Hoese.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; reef-associated; depth range 3 - 10 m (Ref. 90102).   Tropical, preferred ?

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Western Central Pacific.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 2.4 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 90102)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 4 - 7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9-10; Anal spines: 1; Anal soft rays: 10 - 11.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occurs in midwater aggregations of up to 50 individuals; inhabits sheltered waters of turbid lagoons in about 3-10 m (Ref. 90102).

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

Randall, J.E. and K.K.P. Lim (eds.), 2000. A checklist of the fishes of the South China Sea. Raffles Bull. Zool. Suppl. (8):569-667. (Ref. 36648)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

  Vulnerable (VU) (B1ab(iii))

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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