Bleekeria kallolepis, Yellow-striped sandlance : fisheries

Bleekeria kallolepis Günther, 1862

Yellow-striped sandlance
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Actinopteri (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes/Uranoscopoidei (Sand dwellers) > Ammodytidae (Sand lances)
Etymology: Bleekeria: He researched the fishes from India and Malaysia, 1862-1878 (Ref. 45335).
More on author: Günther.

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

Marine; benthopelagic; depth range 40 - 80 m (Ref. 124631), usually ? - 40 m (Ref. 124631). Tropical

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Eastern Indian Ocean: India.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 15.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 124631)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal soft rays (total): 40; Anal soft rays: 15 - 16. This species is distinguished by the following characters: D 40; A 15-16; pectoral fin rays 13-14; no pelvic fins; lateral line 98-105, gill rakers 6 + 1 + 19-20 = 26-27; branchiostegal rays 7; body depth at dorsal origin 11.1%-11.8%SL; head length 4.6-4.8 in SL; eyes large, eye diameter 3.35%-4.4%SL; 3-4 broken, discontinuous yellow stripes on body (Ref. 124631).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

This species is reported to be regularly caught by trawlers operating within 80 m depth (mostly within 40 m) along the east coast of India and is locally marketed for domestic consumption (Ref. 124631).

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Akhilesh, K.V., K.S.S.M. Yousuf, S.J. Kizhakudan and P.U. Zacharia, 2019. Redescription of Bleekeria kallolepis (Actinopterygii: Perciformes: Ammodytidae) from Chennai, eastern Indian Ocean. Acta Ichthyol. Piscat. 49(1):95-99. (Ref. 124631)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 125652)


CITES

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Fisheries: subsistence fisheries
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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 123201): 23.9 - 27.4, mean 26.9 °C (based on 22 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82804):  PD50 = 0.5156   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00309 (0.00135 - 0.00706), b=3.08 (2.89 - 3.27), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic level (Ref. 69278):  3.2   ±0.4 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 120179):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100).
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.