Actinopteri (ray-finned fishes) > Atheriniformes
(Silversides) > Telmatherinidae
Etymology: Tominanga: From the Tominanga river in Sulawesi, Indonesia. More on author: Kottelat.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Freshwater; brackish; pelagic. Tropical
Asia: Lake Mahalona, Indonesia.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 5.5 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 7050)
Morphology | Morphometrics
(total): 9-10. Differs from its only known congener, T. sanguicauda, in having 31-36 gill-rakers on first gill-arch (vs. 27-31) and in the coloration of the living males (body silvery with yellow or red spots; caudal, dorsal, anal and pelvic plain red or yellow, or hyaline with yellow or red dots) (Ref. 7304).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Kottelat, M., A.J. Whitten, S.N. Kartikasari and S. Wirjoatmodjo, 1993. Freshwater fishes of Western Indonesia and Sulawesi. Periplus Editions, Hong Kong. 221 p. (Ref. 7050)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)
CITES (Ref. 123416)
Threat to humans
Common namesSynonymsMetabolismPredatorsEcotoxicologyReproductionMaturitySpawningSpawning aggregationFecundityEggsEgg development
ReferencesAquacultureAquaculture profileStrainsGeneticsAllele frequenciesHeritabilityDiseasesProcessingNutrientsMass conversion
Estimates based on models
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805
= 0.7500 [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01000 (0.00244 - 0.04107), b=3.04 (2.81 - 3.27), in cm total length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245
Trophic level (Ref. 69278
): 3.1 ±0.2 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 120179
): High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months ().
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153
): Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .