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Scorpaenodes kelloggi  (Jenkins, 1903)

Kellogg's scorpionfish
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Australia country information

Common names: Dwarf scorpionfish
Occurrence: native
Salinity: marine
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Uses: no uses
Comments: Reported from northern Australia (Ref. 33390), including Coral Sea and Islands Territory (Ref. 75154).
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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Main reference

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 5.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4313)

Environment

Marine; reef-associated; depth range 6 - 24 m (Ref. 37816)

Climate / Range

Tropical, preferred ?; 35°N - 30°S, 32°E - 152°W

Distribution

Indo-Pacific: East Africa to the Hawaiian, Line, and Society islands, north to Taiwan, south to northern Australia (Ref. 33390); throughout Micronesia (Ref. 1602).
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Short description

Dorsal spines (total): 13; Dorsal soft rays (total): 7-8; Anal spines: 3; Anal soft rays: 5. With spotted caudal fin (Ref. 4313); 3-4 spinous points on suborbital ridge (Ref. 37816); interorbital spines present; no small spines at midline between tympanic spines (Ref. 10482).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occurs in coralline areas from near shore to the outer reef slope at a depth of at least 24 m (Ref. 57406). Benthic (Ref. 58302). Anterolateral glandular groove with venom gland (Ref. 57406).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)

Threat to humans

  Venomous (Ref. 57406)



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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)
3.6   ±0.4 se; Based on diet studies.

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

Vulnerability (Ref. 59153)
Low vulnerability (14 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
High