Pomacanthus rhomboides (Gilchrist & Thompson, 1908)

Old woman angelfish
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Actinopterygii (strålfeniga fiskar) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Pomacanthidae (Angelfishes)
Etymology: Pomacanthus: Greek, poma, -atos = cover, operculum + Greek, akantha = thorn (Ref. 45335).  More on authors: Gilchrist & Thompson.

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

; marina revassocierade.   Subtropical; - 34°S

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Western Indian Ocean: Delagoa Bay, Mozambique to Knysna, South Africa.

Size / Vikt / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 46.0 cm TL hane/ej könsbestämd; (Ref. 10629); publicerad maxvikt: 3.0 kg (Ref. 10629)

Short description Morfologi | Morfometri

Taggstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 11 - 13; Mjukstrålar i ryggfenan (totalt): 22-25; Taggstrålar i analfenan 3; Mjukstrålar i analfenan: 21 - 23

Biologi     Ordlista (t.ex. epibenthic)

Young occur singly and commonly found in tide pools. Adults are commonly seen in small groups in midwater or near the surface.

Life cycle and mating behavior Könsmognad | Reproduktion | Lek | Ägg | Fecundity | Larver

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Randall, J.E., 1988. Pomacanthus rhomboides (Gilchrist and Thompson), the valid name for the South African angelfish previously known as Pomacanthus striatus. Spec. Publ. J.L.B. Smith Inst. Ichthyol. 46:7p. (Ref. 10629)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 08 October 2009

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 22.5 - 27.5, mean 26.3 (based on 184 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5001   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.03890 (0.01658 - 0.09129), b=2.88 (2.70 - 3.06), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this Genus-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Resiliens (Ref. 69278):  Låg, lägsta populationsfördubblingstid 4,5-14 år (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  High vulnerability (60 of 100) .