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Gymnothorax kidako  (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846)

Kidako moray
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Australia country information

Common names: Kidako moray
Occurrence: native
Salinity: marine
Abundance: | Ref:
Importance: | Ref:
Aquaculture: | Ref:
Regulations: | Ref:
Uses: no uses
Comments: Known from Capricorn Group, Qld. (Ref. 7300).
National Checklist:
Country Information: httpss://www.cia.gov/library/publications/resources/the-world-factbook/geos/as.html
National Fisheries Authority: https://www.csiro.au/
Occurrences: Occurrences Point map
Main Ref: Hoese, D.F., D.J. Bray, J.R. Paxton and G.R. Allen, 2006
National Database:

Classification / Names

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Anguilliformes (Eels and morays) > Muraenidae (Moray eels) > Muraeninae
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL

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Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 91.5 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 54980)

Length at first maturity
Lm ?, range 44 - ? cm

Environment

Marine; reef-associated; depth range 2 - 350 m (Ref. 58302)

Climate / Range

Tropical, preferred ?

Distribution

Western Central Pacific: endemic, from Japan, Taiwan, Ogasawara Islands, Hawaii and the Society Islands.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Benthic (Ref. 58302). Occurs in crevices in shallow reefs. Often snatches game from divers. Used as food fish in some districts in Japan.

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)

Threat to humans

  Traumatogenic (Ref. 637)



Human uses

Fisheries: minor commercial

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805)
PD50 = 0.5000 many relatives (e.g. carps) 0.5 - 2.0 few relatives (e.g. lungfishes)

Trophic Level (Ref. 69278)
4.5   ±0.61 se; Based on food items.

Resilience (Ref. 69278)
Low, minimum population doubling time 4.5 - 14 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.)

Vulnerability (Ref. 59153)
High vulnerability (63 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Medium