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Parapercis rubricaudalis  Johnson & Motomura, 2017

Redtail sandperch
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Pinguipedidae (Sandperches)
Etymology: Parapercis: Greek, para = the side of + Greek, perke = perch (Ref. 45335);  rubricaudalis: Name from Latin 'rubri' for red and 'caudalis' for caudal fin; referring to thered lower portion of the caudal fin.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; reef-associated; depth range 70 - 119 m (Ref. 116166).   Subtropical

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Indo-West Pacific: Western Australia and the Philippines.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 6.9 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 116166)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 5; Dorsal soft rays (total): 21; Anal spines: 1; Anal soft rays: 17; Vertebrae: 30. This species is distinguished by the following characters: D V, 21; A I,17; pectoral-fin rays 15-17 (rarely 15 or 17); lateral-line scales 56-58 (modally 57); gill rakers 2-4 + 7-10 = 9-14; predorsal scales 4-6 (modally 5); ctenoid scales on cheek; canine teeth 6 in outer row at front of lower jaw; robust and conical vomer teeth in 1-2 irregular rows; no palatine teeth; opercle with 2-3 strong spines; margin of preopercle, subopercle and interopercle are strongly serrated; vertebrae - 10 abdominal and 20 caudal; pelvic fins reaching between vent and base of third anal-fin ray; 3 broad orange to reddish bars on head between suborbital and opercle, 6 irregular broad orange to reddish transverse bands across body, 2-3 rows of red spots on soft dorsal fin, anal-fin reddish infused with yellow near base, a large red blotch on anteroventral quarter of pectoral fin, pelvic fins are bright orange-red, and caudal fin with several irregular rows of dark red spots, the lower third of fin distinctively crimson-red (Ref. 116166).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Ho, Hsuan-Ching | Collaborators

Johnson, J.W. and H. Motomura, 2017. Five new species of Parapercis (Perciformes: Pinguipedidae) from southeast Asia and northwest Australia. Zootaxa 4320(1). (Ref. 116166)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

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

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.3   ±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 (10 of 100) .