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Sicyopterus rapa  Parenti & Maciolek, 1996

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Gobiidae (Gobies) > Sicydiinae
Etymology: Sicyopterus: Greek, sika, sikya = cucumber + Greek, pteron = wing, fin (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; brackish; demersal.   Subtropical

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Oceania: French Polynesia.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 7.5 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 12759)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 11; Anal spines: 1; Anal soft rays: 10. Distinguished from congeners by a low number (approximately 45) of teeth on each premaxilla, and ventral body surface unscaled in largest adults; interspinal membrane or frenum thick; branched caudal-fin rays 13-15; vertebrae 10+16=26; no rakers on first gill arch; transverse scales 44-62 rows; unscaled dorsal surface of head; operculum, cheeks and lateral portion of body to first dorsal fin irregularly scaled with small cycloid scales; ventral surface of body unscaled in largest adults, otherwise incompletely covered with small cycloid scales; remainder of body to caudal peduncle covered with imbricate ctenoid scales; anterior portion of caudal fin rays with smaller ctenoid or cycloid scales in one or two discrete rows dorsal and ventral to each ray (Ref. 12759).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Parenti, L.R. and J.A. Maciolek, 1996. Sicyopterus rapa, new species of sicydiine goby (Teleostei: Gobiidae), from Rapa, French Polynesia. Bull. Mar. Sci. 58(3):660-667. (Ref. 12759)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

  Endangered (EN) (B1ab(iii)+2ab(iii))

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=0.01122 (0.00514 - 0.02450), b=3.04 (2.87 - 3.21), in cm Total Length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245).
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (21 of 100) .