Ptereleotris zebra

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Ptereleotris zebra
Ptereleotris zebra.jpg
Not evaluated (IUCN 3.1)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Microdesmidae
Genus: Ptereleotris
Species: P. zebra
Binomial name
Ptereleotris zebra
(Fowler, 1938)
Synonyms
  • Pogonoculius zebra Fowler, 1938

Ptereleotris zebra is a species of dartfish native to the Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean. An inhabitant of reefs, it can be found in schools at depths of from 2 to 31 metres (6.6 to 101.7 ft) though usually no deeper than 4 metres (13 ft). This species can reach a length of 12 centimetres (4.7 in) SL. It can also be found in the aquarium trade.[1]

References[edit]

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