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Selenotoca multifasciata  (Richardson, 1846)

Spotbanded scat
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Australia country information

Common names: Banded scat, Butterfish
Occurrence: native
Salinity: brackish
Abundance: | Ref:
Importance: | Ref:
Aquaculture: | Ref:
Regulations: | Ref:
Uses: no uses
Comments: Known in Shark Bay in the west through northern Australia, becoming rare in Sydney (Ref. 9002). Also Ref. 44894, 84364.
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: Kuiter, R.H., 1993
National Database:

Classification / Names

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Scatophagidae (Scats)
Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL

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Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 40.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 48637)

Environment

Marine; freshwater; brackish; benthopelagic; amphidromous; depth range 0 - 5 m (Ref. 86942)

Climate / Range

Tropical; 20°C - 28°C (Ref. 13614)

Distribution

Indo-West Pacific: Sulawesi, Indonesia to western and eastern Australia and New Caledonia.
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Short description

Dorsal spines (total): 7 - 12; Dorsal soft rays (total): 16; Anal spines: 4; Anal soft rays: 15 - 16. Greenish or silvery; individuals greater than 4 cm SL with 7 to 12 narrow dark vertical bars on dorsal half of flanks and with spots, usually smaller than eye, more or less arranged in vertical rows in ventral half; lips black; posterior edge of caudal fin and soft portions of anal and dorsal fins with a narrow black margin which disappear in individuals larger than 6 cm SL (Ref. 43044).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found in coastal estuaries, river entrances and rock pools (Ref. 9002, 44894). Inhabits mangrove creeks and the lower reaches of freshwater streams (Ref. 44894). Anterolateral glandular groove with venom gland (Ref. 57406). Sometimes sold fresh in markets (Ref. 43044). Juveniles collected for the aquarium trade (Ref. 43044).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

Threat to humans

  Venomous (Ref. 57406)



Human uses

Fisheries: minor commercial; aquarium: commercial

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805)
PD50 = 0.8125 many relatives (e.g. carps) 0.5 - 2.0 few relatives (e.g. lungfishes)

Trophic Level (Ref. 69278)
2.9   ±0.3 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives

Resilience (Ref. 69278)
High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.)

Vulnerability (Ref. 59153)
Low to moderate vulnerability (27 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown