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Canthigaster rivulata  (Temminck & Schlegel, 1850)

Brown-lined puffer
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Australia country information

Common names: Brown-lined puffer
Occurrence: native
Salinity: marine
Abundance: | Ref:
Importance: | Ref:
Aquaculture: | Ref:
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Uses: no uses
Comments: Museum: CSIRO CA2769. From North West Cape to Darwin (Ref. 5978).
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Country Information: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/resources/the-world-factbook/geos/as.html
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Occurrences: Occurrences Point map
Main Ref: Allen, G.R. and R. Swainston, 1988
National Database:

Classification / Names

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

Max length : 18.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 9710)

Environment

Marine; reef-associated; depth range 0 - 350 m (Ref. 11441)

Climate / Range

Tropical

Distribution

Indo-Pacific: East Africa south to Natal, South Africa (Ref. 4919) and east to Hawaii, north to southern Japan, south to northwestern Australia (Ref. 3132). Recorded in Kermadec Island.
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Short description

Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9-10; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 9 - 10. Body with 2 longitudinal dark bands that join in front of gill slit, lower band faint or absent; small dark spots ventrally; caudal fin with dark stripes; dark blotch at caudal base (Ref. 4919).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits rocky and coral reefs (Ref. 9710). Benthopelagic (Ref. 58302). A deep water species known from trawls, rarely seen by diving and occasionally visits deep sandy slopes where upwellings occur (Ref. 48637).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

Threat to humans

  Venomous



Human uses

Fisheries: of no interest; aquarium: commercial

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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)
3.1   ±0.4 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 (15 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)