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Canthidermis maculata  (Bloch, 1786)

Rough triggerfish
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Australia country information

Common names: [No common name]
Occurrence: native
Salinity: marine
Abundance: | Ref:
Importance: | Ref:
Aquaculture: | Ref:
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Uses: no uses
Comments:
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: Johnson, J.W., 1999
National Database:

Classification / Names

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Tetraodontiformes (Puffers and filefishes) > Balistidae (Triggerfishes)
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Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 50.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 9276); common length : 35.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 55763)

Environment

Marine; reef-associated; depth range 1 - 110 m (Ref. 9710)

Climate / Range

Subtropical, preferred ?; 46°N - 18°S

Distribution

Circumglobal. But not in Mediterranean. Western Pacific: north to Hokkaido, Japan and east to French Polynesia. Eastern Pacific: Puerto Vallarta, Mexico to Huacho, Peru, and including the Galapagos Islands (Ref. 9276). Western Atlantic: North Carolina, USA and Bermuda to South America (Ref. 7251). Eastern Atlantic: Cape Verde and west coast of Africa (Ref. 7348). Western Indian Ocean: South Africa (Ref. 4420) and Reunion (Ref. 53568).
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Short description

Dorsal spines (total): 3; Dorsal soft rays (total): 23-25; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 20 - 22. Head, body and fins of adults dark; body with elongated white spots that may disappear with growth (Ref. 4420).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found in shallow coastal and offshore waters (Ref. 9276, 11230). Epipelagic nearly all throughout life, often associated with drifting objects (Ref. 1602, 44187). May occur on deep rocky slopes (Ref. 7251). Feeds on zooplanktons (Ref. 89972). Appear to school in large numbers based on catches from set nets (Ref. 637). Oviparous (Ref. 205). Marketed fresh (Ref. 9770).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)

Threat to humans

  Reports of ciguatera poisoning (Ref. 30911)



Human uses

Fisheries: commercial

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805)
PD50 = 0.6250 many relatives (e.g. carps) 0.5 - 2.0 few relatives (e.g. lungfishes)

Trophic Level (Ref. 69278)
3.5   ±0.45 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 vulnerability (44 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Medium