Callionymus profundus  Fricke & Golani, 2013

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Callionymidae (Dragonets)
Etymology: Callionymus: Greek, kallion, comparative of kallos = beautiful + Greek, onyma = name; with a better name .

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; demersal.   Tropical

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Western Indian Ocean: Israel.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 6.5 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 93337)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

This species of Callionymus (subgenus Bathycallionymus) is distinguished by the following characters: possess a small branchial opening; short head (3.9 in SL); large eye (2.04 in HL); preopercular spine has a small antrorse barb and a larger antrorse spine, and a strong antrorse spine at its base, with smooth ventral margin; first dorsal fin slightly higher than second (male); second dorsal fin distally straight while caudal fin distally slightly pointed, with 2 median unbranched rays bearing short filaments; first dorsal fin has a basal black spot reaching from second to third membranes, third membrane with a distal black margin; second dorsal fin with vertical dark grey bars; anal fin distally black, the tip of fin rays also black (Ref. 93337).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Fricke, R. and D. Golani, 2013. Callionymus profundus n. sp., a new species of dragonet from the Gulf of Aqaba (Gulf of Eilat), Red Sea (Teleostei: Callionymidae). Stuttgarter Beiträge zur Naturkunde A, 6:277-285. (Ref. 93337)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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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=0.00933 (0.00407 - 0.02141), b=2.77 (2.59 - 2.95), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this Genus-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.2   ±0.4 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (12 of 100) .