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Scorpaena papillosa  (Schneider & Forster, 1801)

Red rock cod
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Australia country information

Common names: Chained scorpionfish, Common red gurnard, Common red rock cod
Occurrence: native
Salinity: marine
Abundance: | Ref:
Importance: | Ref:
Aquaculture: | Ref:
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Uses: no uses
Comments: Known from South Australia, Victoria, New South Wales and Tasmania (Ref. 9563).
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: May, J.L. and J.G.H. Maxwell, 1986
National Database:

Classification / Names

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Scorpaeniformes (Scorpionfishes and flatheads) > Scorpaenidae (Scorpionfishes or rockfishes) > Scorpaeninae
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Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 30.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 9563)

Environment

Marine; brackish; demersal; depth range 5 - 50 m (Ref. 9563)

Climate / Range

Temperate, preferred ?

Distribution

Indo-West Pacific: southern Australia and New Zealand (Ref. 5755).
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Short description

Dorsal spines (total): 12; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9-10; Anal spines: 3; Anal soft rays: 5. Gill cover margin with 3 spines and a row of spines beneath the eye. Large mouth with villiform teeth (Ref. 9003).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found on rocky bottoms (Ref. 9563). Known in shallow estuaries from muddy environments to offshore reefs in kelp reef (Ref. 9002). Nocturnal species and juveniles are occasionally seen in large rock pools. Feeds on a wide variety of invertebrates, mainly on crustaceans and fishes (Ref. 9003).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)

Threat to humans

  Venomous (Ref. 9563)



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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)
4.0   ±0.66 se; Based on food items.

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

Vulnerability (Ref. 59153)
Moderate to high vulnerability (45 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Low