Ptereleotris evides

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Ptereleotris evides
Blackfin Dartfish, Ptereleotris evides (Jordan & Hubbs, 1925) by M. L. Nievera.jpg
Not evaluated (IUCN 3.1)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Microdesmidae
Genus: Ptereleotris
Species: P. evides
Binomial name
Ptereleotris evides
(D. S. Jordan & C. L. Hubbs, 1925)
  • Encaeura evides D. S. Jordan & C. L. Hubbs, 1925
  • Ptereleotris dispersus Herre, 1927
  • Vireosa sakurai P. J. Schmidt, 1931
  • Ptereleotris microlepis sakurai (P. J. Schmidt, 1931)
  • Ptereleotris tricolor J. L. B. Smith, 1957

Ptereleotris evides, the Blackfin dartfish, is a species of dartfish native to the Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean. It is a reef inhabitant and can be found at depths of from 2 to 15 metres (6.6 to 49.2 ft). This species can reach a length of 14 centimetres (5.5 in) TL. It can also be found in the aquarium trade.[1]


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Ptereleotris evides" in FishBase. December 2013 version.