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Prognathodes guyanensis (Durand, 1960)
FRENCH BUTTERFLYFISH
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Prognathodes guyanensis (Durand , 1960)

French butterflyfish Add your observation in Fish Watcher
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Chaetodontidae (Butterflyfishes)
Etymology: Prognathodes: Greek, pro = first, in front of + Greek, gnathos = jaw (Ref. 45335 ) .

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

Marine; reef-associated; depth range 60 - 230 m (Ref. 47838 ), usually 100 - 230 m (Ref. 47838 ).   Tropical

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Western Atlantic: known from several localities in the West Indies and ranging south to São Paulo, Brazil (Ref. 57756 ).

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Maturity: L m   ?   range ? - ? cm
Max length : 13.6 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 9626 )

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 13; Dorsal soft rays (total): 20; Anal spines : 3; Anal soft rays : 15

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabit steep offshore rocky reefs (Ref. 47838 ). Feed on sponges, filamentous algae and small crustaceans (Ref. 9626 ). Rarely seen except from submersibles below 100 m (Ref. 9710 ). Oviparous (Ref. 205 ). Form pairs during breeding (Ref. 205 ).

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Form pairs during breeding (Ref. 205 ).

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Allen, G.R., R. Steene and M. Allen , 1998. A guide to angelfishes and butterflyfishes. Odyssey Publishing/Tropical Reef Research. 250 p. (Ref. 47838 )

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744 )

  Least Concern (LC)  ; Date assessed: 06 October 2009

CITES (Ref. 115941 )

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361 )

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Fisheries: of no interest; aquarium: commercial FAO(Publication : search ) | FishSource |

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969 ): 14.1 - 23.8, mean 19.5 (based on 101 cells). Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805 ):  PD 50 = 0.5002   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high]. Bayesian length-weight: a=0.02188 (0.01067 - 0.04484), b=3.02 (2.85 - 3.19), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245 ). Trophic Level (Ref. 69278 ):  2.9   ±0.27 se; Based on food items. Resilience (Ref. 69278 ):  High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.). Vulnerability (Ref. 59153 ):  Low vulnerability (11 of 100) .

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