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Perulibatrachus rossignoli  (Roux, 1957)

Rossignol's toadfish
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Batrachoidiformes (Toadfishes) > Batrachoididae (Toadfishes) > Halophryninae
Etymology: Perulibatrachus: Latin, perula, -ae = little bag + Greek, batrachos = frog.

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Marine; demersal; depth range ? - 100 m (Ref. 4482).   Tropical; 0° - 17°S

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Eastern Atlantic: Gabon to Angola. One specimen reported from off Walvis Bay, Namibia (Ref. 4107).

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 40.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4482); common length : 30.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 4482)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 3; Dorsal soft rays (total): 19; Anal spines: 0; Anal soft rays: 13 - 15. Brownish but paler below; body with 3-4 brown cross bars, head with 2; head and body sometimes with brown spots (Ref. 4107).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occurs on the continental shelf (Ref. 3572). Feeds mainly on crustaceans (Ref. 3572). Marketed mainly fresh (Ref. 3572).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Collette, Bruce B. | Collaborators

Roux, C., 1990. Batrachoididae. p. 470-473. In J.C. Quero, J.C. Hureau, C. Karrer, A. Post and L. Saldanha (eds.) Check-list of the fishes of the eastern tropical Atlantic (CLOFETA). JNICT, Lisbon; SEI, Paris; and UNESCO, Paris. Vol. 1. (Ref. 4482)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




Human uses

Fisheries: minor commercial
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5625   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01175 (0.00466 - 0.02963), b=3.04 (2.83 - 3.25), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.5   ±0.50 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  Low, minimum population doubling time 4.5 - 14 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate to high vulnerability (48 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.