Sweepers
Abahlaseli

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Igama leentsapho eziqhelekileyo

Abahlaseli

Igama lezesayensi

Pempheridae

Ukulinganisa

Ukufika kwi-30cm, i-8cm ephakathi.

Ukukhangeleka

Amancinci amancinci athatyathwa ngokukrakra nge-keel enzulu (indawo yesifuba). Amehlo amakhulu. Umgca wokuphela.

Umhlathi ophantsi uhamba. Ngokuqhelekileyo ubhedu obomvu obunobomvu okanye isilivere, ezinye zihamba ngemigca emnyama okanye eluhlaza.

Inkcukhacha jikelele

Umndeni wePempheridae uqulethe iifrimi ezimbini kunye neentlobo ezingama-26. Kufunyenwe emaphandleni okanye phantsi kweengqungquthela emini. Ngokuqhelekileyo kufumaneka kwizikolo ezinkulu. Ezinye zinezitho ezikhanyayo ezifumaneka kwizinto zokutya. Ukusabalalisa ebusuku ukuzingela. Abahlaziyi bePelagic.

Ukutya

Ukutya kwi-zooplankton ne-polychaete iimbongolo.

Ukufumaneka

Ivela kuwo onke amalwandle ashushu kunye neendawo ezitshisayo zehlabathi.

Iindidi eziqhelekileyo

Umgodla uhlahlo - Pempheris vanicolensis
Umthunzi onamandla - Pempheris adustra
Abafayo abancinci - Parapriacanthus ransonneti