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Paracentropogon longispinis  (Cuvier, 1829)

Wispy waspfish
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Australia country information

Common names: Whiteface roguefish, Whiteface waspfish
Occurrence: native
Salinity: marine
Abundance: | Ref:
Importance: | Ref:
Aquaculture: | Ref:
Regulations: | Ref:
Uses: no uses
Comments: Ranges from North West Cape to Darwin (Ref. 5978, 48635). Museum: ANSP 15367 (TGT2119) (Ref. 5978). Also 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) > Scorpaeniformes (Scorpionfishes and flatheads) > Tetrarogidae (Wasp fishes)
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Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 13.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 48635)

Environment

Marine; demersal; depth range ? - 70 m (Ref. 39597)

Climate / Range

Tropical, preferred ?

Distribution

Indo-West Pacific: southern India to southern China and New Caledonia.
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Short description

Dorsal spines (total): 12 - 15; Dorsal soft rays (total): 7-8; Anal spines: 2; Anal soft rays: 5. Geographical differences: specimens from the Gulf of Thailand usually with large blotches over the body; those from Indonesia and Australia generally have less solid markings. Species observed to alter its color from light to dark in captivity. Scales in vertical rows, 44-66 (Ref. 39597).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found inshore on and around corals and hard bottoms (Ref. 39597), silty and muddy habitats (Ref. 48635). Often taken by nets and handlines (Ref. 39597). Also found in rocky bottoms and coral reef crevices in about 7-70 m (Ref 90102).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)

Threat to humans

  Venomous (Ref. 39597)



Human uses

Fisheries: of no interest; aquarium: commercial

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805)
PD50 = 0.5625 many relatives (e.g. carps) 0.5 - 2.0 few relatives (e.g. lungfishes)

Trophic Level (Ref. 69278)
3.2   ±0.3 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives

Resilience (Ref. 69278)
Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.)

Vulnerability (Ref. 59153)
Low to moderate vulnerability (34 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown