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Grammistes sexlineatus  (Thunberg, 1792)

Goldenstriped soapfish
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Australia country information

Common names: Golden-striped bass, Goldenstriped soapfish, Lined soapfish
Occurrence: native
Salinity: marine
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Uses: no uses
Comments: Known from Western Australia, Northern Territory, Queensland (Ref. 7300) and off Lord Howe Island by Francis, 1993 (Ref. 78751). Also reported from the Territory of Ashmore and Cartier Islands (Ref. 75154). Also Ref. 33390, 48635, 90102.
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) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Serranidae (Sea basses: groupers and fairy basslets) > Grammistinae
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Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 30.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 9710)

Environment

Marine; reef-associated; depth range 1 - 130 m (Ref. 37816), usually 1 - 20 m (Ref. 90102)

Climate / Range

Tropical; 32°N - 23°S

Distribution

Indo-Pacific: Red Sea to the Marquesan and Mangaréva islands, north to southern Japan, south to New Zealand (Ref. 5755).
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Short description

Dorsal spines (total): 7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 13-14; Anal spines: 2; Anal soft rays: 9. Body dark brown with yellow stripes; small juveniles with spots, specimens up to 5 cm SL with 3 stripes, specimens at least 8 cm SL with 6 stripes, the number of stripes increases and may break into a series of dashes in large adults (Ref. 4326).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits coastal waters over corals and rocky substrates (Ref. 5213, 48635). Usually hides beneath ledges and small caves during the day (Ref. 4326, 48635). Small juveniles have only two white stripes, dividing with growth into numerous lines. The lines break-up into dashes and spots when adult (Ref. 48635). Feeds on fishes (Ref. 4821). Has toxin-producing glands in the dermis (Ref. 4326) which is extremely bitter to the taste (Ref. 11441). Minimum depth reported taken from Ref. 30874.

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

Threat to humans

  Reports of ciguatera poisoning (Ref. 31637)



Human uses

Fisheries: minor commercial; aquarium: commercial

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805)
PD50 = 1.0000 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)
Low to moderate vulnerability (32 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Very high