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Table 1 Morphometric data of P. micronesicus sp. nov., P. coelestis, and P. alleni

From: A new species of Pomacentrus (Actinopterygii: Pomacentridae) from Micronesia, with comments on its phylogenetic relationships

  P. micronesicus sp. nov. P. coelestis P. alleni
  Holotype (SL 58.3 mm) All types (SL 28.3 to 58.4 mm (n= 21)) Non-types (SL 29.1 to 59.6 mm (n= 22) Paratypes (SL 39.5 to 44.1 mm (n= 4))
Percentage of SL   Avg. (range) SD Avg. (range) SD Avg. (range)
Body depth 37.4 38.6 (35.7 to 42.8) 1.9 41.3 (38.3 to 44.2) 1.5 36.8 (35.9 to 37.4)
Body width 14.9 16.5 (14.9 to 18.9) 1.1 18.7 (16.7 to 21.5) 1.3 16.6 (16.2 to 17.3)
Head length 28.5 29.1 (27.4 to 30.6) 0.9 30.0 (27.9 to 33.0) 1.2 29.5 (28.6 to 30.2)
Snout length 6.5 7.0 (5.9 to 8.0) 0.6 6.9 (6.2 to 7.4) 0.3 7.0 (6.8 to 7.7)
Eye diameter 9.3 10.5 (9.3 to 11.9) 0.8 10.5 (8.9 to 12.1) 0.8 10.7 (10.2 to 10.9)
Interorbital width 8.4 8.8 (7.7 to 9.7) 0.6 9.8 (8.9 to 11.1) 0.7 9.1 (8.4 to 9.5)
Upper jaw length 8.4 8.4 (7.9 to 9.6) 0.5 8.4 (7.2 to 10.3) 0.8 8.5 (8.2 to 8.7)
Caudal peduncle depth 12.7 13.8 (12.7 to 15.0) 0.7 13.7 (12.8 to 14.5) 0.4 13.8 (13.2 to 14.7)
Caudal peduncle length 13.4 13.6 (11.7 to 15.2) 0.9 13.4 (11.8 to 15.1) 0.9 14.2 (12.9 to 15.0)
Predorsal length 30.0 32.0 (30.0 to 33.3) 1.0 31.5 (25.0 to 36.2) 3.0 31.4 (30.4 to 32.7)
Preanal length 60.9 63.4 (58.9 to 68.7) 2.7 64.8 (58.8 to 71.6) 3.4 62.9 (61.8 to 63.9)
Prepelvic length 36.9 39.1 (35.5 to 44.6) 2.9 39.9 (35.3 to 46.0) 3.2 37.7 (34.2 to 39.1)
Dorsal fin base length 61.4 60.6 (56.8 to 64.4) 1.9 60.5 (56.2 to 63.9) 2.6 61.8 (59.7 to 63.0)
Pectoral fin length 26.4 27.5 (25.5 to 29.0) 1.0 27.0 (24.3 to 29.8) 1.6 26.6 (25.2 to 29.0)
Pelvic fin length 25.9 28.0 (25.4 to 29.7) 1.3 27.4 (24.7 to 30.9) 1.7 28.1 (27.0 to 29.5)
Pelvic fin spine length 13.7 15.8 (13.7 to 16.6) 0.9 15.9 (15.0 to 17.5) 0.8 17.4 (16.7 to 18.3)
First dorsal fin spine length 7.4 7.1 (5.8 to 8.4) 0.8 7.6 (6.3 to 9.4) 0.9 8.3 (7.3 to 9.4)
Seventh dorsal fin spine length 15.3 15.8 (14.3 to 17.3) 0.9 15.7 (14.3 to 17.6) 1.0 16.2 (14.5 to 17.4)
Last dorsal fin spine length 16.5 17.6 (15.4 to 19.1) 1.0 17.0 (15.7 to 20.2) 1.2 17.5 (15.8 to 18.6)
Longest dorsal fin ray length 23.3 21.7 (19.0 to 26.3) 2.1 19.2 (15.3 to 21.1) 1.5 21.1 (19.2 to 23.2)
First anal fin spine length 7.5 8.1 (6.2 to 9.2) 0.7 7.9 (6.9 to 9.2) 0.6 7.5 (6.1 to 8.2)
Second anal fin spine length 15.3 16.7 (13.5 to 18.8) 1.4 16.5 (15.0 to 18.9) 1.2 16.3 (14.3 to 17.2)
Longest anal fin ray length 21.8 21.4 (17.9 to 25.9) 2.2 19.2 (15.8 to 21.1) 1.6 20.9 (17.6 to 22.7)
Caudal fin length 44.8 37.6 (29.1 to 44.8) 5.3 33.9 (27.7 to 40.6) 4.4 34.2 (31.3 to 36.7)
Caudal fin concave length 22.1 15.3 (9.6 to 22.1) 4.2 12.1 (5.9 to 19.7) 4.1 10.9 (8.6 to 12.6)
  1. Six paratypes of P. micronesicus sp. nov. and six specimens of P. coelestis were only partially measured due to variations in the quality of specimen preservation/conditions. Avg. average, SD standard deviation, SL standard length.