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Amblygaster indiana  Mary, Balasubramanian, Selvaraju & Shiny, 2017

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Clupeiformes (Herrings) > Clupeidae (Herrings, shads, sardines, menhadens) > Dorosomatinae
Etymology: Amblygaster: Greek, amblys = darkness + Greek, gaster = stomach (Ref. 45335);  indiana: Named for India.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; pelagic-neritic.   Tropical

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Western Indian Ocean: India.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 2.9 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 116583)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 17-19; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 17 - 19. This species is distinguished by the following characters: bluish body, green on dorsum, with silvery flanks; presence of 2 fleshy outgrowths on posterior margin of opercle; deep body cylindrical, belly smooth and round, weakly keeled with eight circular-shaped pre-pelvic scutes; 7 branchiostegial rays; 7-14 fronto-parietalstriae; eyes huge; median notch on upper jaw; dorsal fin is inserted at about midpoint of body; pelvic fins are below dorsal fin base, fin rays 7; anal fin is very short and inserted far posterior to dorsal fin base; gill rakers 57-63; cycloid scales; posterior margin of the scales striated with many vertical lines from anterior of scale extending to centre of scale (Ref. 116583).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Mary, A.A., T. Balasubramanian, S. Selvaraju and A. Shiny, 2017. Description of a new species of clupeid fish, Amblygaster indiana (Clupeiformes: Clupeidae), off Eraviputhenthurai, west coast of India. Zootaxa 4247(4):461-468. (Ref. 116583)

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 = 0.5625   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.0   ±0.3 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) .