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Ctenochaetus strigosus  (Bennett, 1828)

Spotted surgeonfish
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Australia country information

Common names: Goldring bristletooth
Occurrence: native
Salinity: marine
Abundance: | Ref:
Importance: | Ref:
Aquaculture: | Ref:
Regulations: | Ref:
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: Randall, J.E., G.R. Allen and R.C. Steene, 1990
National Database:

Classification / Names

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Acanthuridae (Surgeonfishes, tangs, unicornfishes) > Acanthurinae
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Main reference

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 15.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 94645)

Length at first maturity
Lm 14.5  range ? - ? cm

Environment

Marine; reef-associated; depth range 1 - 113 m (Ref. 42056)

Climate / Range

Tropical; 21°C - 27°C (Ref. 27115); 30°N - 30°S

Distribution

Eastern Central Pacific: endemic to the Hawaiian Islands and Johnston Island. Western Central Pacific: Australia (Ref. 2334).
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Short description

Dorsal spines (total): 8; Dorsal soft rays (total): 25-28; Anal spines: 3; Anal soft rays: 22 - 25. C. strigosus differs from C. striatus by having a more truncate tail and a pale yellowish ring around the eye (Ref. 37816). Yellow on edge of orbit broad and conspicuous (pale in preservative), especially posteriorly. Small spots on head blue, not extending onto anterior body or chest. Posterior gill rakers 30-36 (Ref 42056).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Benthopelagic over coral, rock, and rubble (Ref. 58302). Solitary. Mainly diurnal (Ref. 4887). Feeds on detritus by whisking its comb-like teeth over the bottom as it closes its mouth (Ref. 3921).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

Threat to humans

  Reports of ciguatera poisoning (Ref. 30298)



Human uses

Aquarium: commercial

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805)
PD50 = 0.5020 many relatives (e.g. carps) 0.5 - 2.0 few relatives (e.g. lungfishes)

Trophic Level (Ref. 69278)
2.0   ±0.00 se; Based on food items.

Resilience (Ref. 69278)
High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (K=0.9)

Vulnerability (Ref. 59153)
Low vulnerability (19 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Medium