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Aulacocephalus temminckii  Bleeker, 1855

Goldribbon soapfish
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Australia country information

Common names: Goldribbon cod
Occurrence: native
Salinity: marine
Abundance: | Ref:
Importance: | Ref:
Aquaculture: | Ref:
Regulations: | Ref:
Uses: no uses
Comments: Known from Carnarvon, Western Australia and Coffs Harbour, New South Wales (Ref. 7300). Also Ref. 33390.
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) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Serranidae (Sea basses: groupers and fairy basslets) > Grammistinae
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Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 40.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 9710)

Environment

Marine; reef-associated; depth range 20 - 350 m (Ref. 58488)

Climate / Range

Tropical, preferred ?; 20°N - 36°S

Distribution

Indo-Pacific: Red Sea and South Africa (Ref. 4326) to Japan, Australia, and New Zealand. One specimen from Rapa (Ref. 4326).
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Short description

Dorsal spines (total): 9; Dorsal soft rays (total): 12; Anal spines: 3; Anal soft rays: 9. Body deep blue in color with a yellow band from snout through eye and along back to caudal fin (Ref. 4326).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Inhabits caves and crevices in rocky reefs (Ref. 9710). Skin contains grammistin which imparts a bitter taste. The amount of toxin produced increases when the fish is frightened (Ref. 4326). Minimum depth reportedtaken from Ref. 09710.

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)

Threat to humans

  Poisonous to eat (Ref. 4326)



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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   ±0.65 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)
Moderate vulnerability (36 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Very high