Pentaprion longimanus

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Infotaula d'ésser viuPentaprion longimanus
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Estat de conservació
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Risc mínim
UICN 50902961
EspèciePentaprion longimanus
(Cantor, 1849)[1][2][3]
Sinònim taxonòmic
  • Equula longimana (Cantor, 1849)
  • Pentaprion longimana (Cantor, 1849)[4]
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Pentaprion longimanus és una espècie de peix pertanyent a la família dels gerrèids i l'única del gènere Pentaprion.[5]


  • Pot arribar a fer 15 cm de llargària màxima (normalment, en fa 10).
  • 9-10 espines i 14-15 radis tous a l'aleta dorsal i 5-6 espines i 12-13 radis tous a l'anal.
  • Aleta anal llarga.
  • Cos esvelt.[6][7]


Probablement menja petits animals bentònics.[6]


És un peix marí i d'aigua salabrosa, demersal i de clima tropical que viu entre 15 i 220 m de fondària.[6][8]

Distribució geogràfica[modifica]

Es troba des de les costes occidentals i meridionals de l'Índia[9] i Sri Lanka fins a Indonèsia, les illes Filipines, les illes Ryukyu i el nord d'Austràlia.[10][11][12][6][13][14][15][16][17][18][19][20][21][22][23][24][25][26][27][28][29][30][31][32][33][34][35][36][37][38][39][40][41]

Ús comercial[modifica]

És utilitzat per a elaborar farina de peix i com a aliment per a ànecs.[6]


És inofensiu per als humans.[6]


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