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Sebastapistes mauritiana  (Cuvier, 1829)

Spineblotch scorpionfish
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Australia country information

Common names: Mauritius scorpionfish, Spineblotch scorpionfish
Occurrence: native
Salinity: marine
Abundance: | Ref:
Importance: | Ref:
Aquaculture: | Ref:
Regulations: | Ref:
Uses: no uses
Comments: Reported from the Great Barrier Reef (Ref. 9710, 27362, 33390, 37816, 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: 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) > Scorpaenidae (Scorpionfishes or rockfishes) > Scorpaeninae
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Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 9.5 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 90102); common length : 5.4 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 37816)

Environment

Marine; reef-associated; depth range 0 - 10 m (Ref. 30874), usually 0 - 5 m (Ref. 90102)

Climate / Range

Tropical, preferred ?; 16°N - 28°S

Distribution

Indo-Pacific: East Africa to the Marquesan and Rapa islands, north to the Ryukyu Islands, south to the Great Barrier Reef and Samoa.
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Short description

Dorsal spines (total): 12; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9; Anal spines: 3; Anal soft rays: 5. Underside of head with weak dark bars; spinous dorsal normally with dark spot (Ref. 4313). Strong coronal ridges with spine; distinct occipital pit, deepening with age (Ref. 37816).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits outer intertidal reef flats and shallow lagoon reefs exposed to wave action. Solitary and cryptic (Ref 90102).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

Threat to humans

  Venomous (Ref. 1602)



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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805)
PD50 = 0.5010 many relatives (e.g. carps) 0.5 - 2.0 few relatives (e.g. lungfishes)

Trophic Level (Ref. 69278)
3.8   ±0.7 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 vulnerability (25 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
High