Robert's river garfish (Zenarchopterus robertsi) fish profile and information / pictures of Robert's river garfish - Zenarchopterus robertsi

Robert's river garfish (Zenarchopterus robertsi) fish profile

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Scientific Name Zenarchopterus robertsi
Classified By Collette, 1982
Common Name Robert's river garfish
Class Ray-finned fishes (Actinopterygii)
Order Needle fishes (Beloniformes)
Family Halfbeaks (Hemiramphidae)
Biology Dorsal soft rays (total): 14-15; Anal soft rays: 11 - 13
Climate Tropical
Water Temperature From - Celcius Unknown °C
Water Temperature To - Celcius Unknown °C
Depth From - meters Unknown m
Depth To - meters Unknown m
Zone pelagic
Distribution Oceania: known only from creeks in the vicinity of Kokoda in southeastern Papua New Guinea.
Region Oceania
Range 8°S - 9°S
Maximum Length 13.0 cm
Common Length Unknown cm
Environment Freshwater; pelagic
Vulnerability Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Resilience High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.)
Threat To Humans   Harmless
IUCN Red List Status   Lower Risk: least concern (LR/lc) 
Human Uses Unknown
Phylogenetic Diversity Index PD50 = 0.5000 many relatives (e.g. carps) 0.5 - 2.0 few relatives (e.g. lungfishes)
Trophic Level 2.87 s.e. 0.46 Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Is kept in Aquariums False
Occurs in Marine / Salt water False
Occurs in Brackish water False
Occurs in Fresh Water True
Occurs on Reefs False