Lactoria cornuta  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Longhorn cowfish
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Actinoptérygiens (poissons à nageoires rayonnées) > Tetraodontiformes (Puffers and filefishes) > Ostraciidae (Boxfishes)
Etymology: Lactoria: Latin, concerned with milk (Ref. 45335).

Environnement / Climat / Gamme Écologie

; marin; saumâtre récifal; non migrateur; profondeur 1 - 100 m (Ref. 9661), usually 1 - 50 m (Ref. 90102).   Tropical; 42°N - 35°S, 18°E - 123°W

Taille / Poids / Âge

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 46.0 cm TL mâle / non sexé; (Ref. 3141); common length : 40.0 cm TL mâle / non sexé; (Ref. 9661)

Description synthétique Morphologie | Morphométrie

Épines dorsales (Total): 0; Rayons mous dorsaux (Total): 8-9; Épines anales 0; Rayons mous anaux: 8 - 9. Cryptic coloring ranges from green and olive to orange with blue spots (Ref. 3141). Caudal fin rays 9-10 (Ref. 1602).

Distribution Pays | Zones FAO | Écosystèmes | Occurrences | Point map | Introductions | Faunafri

Indo-Pacific: Red Sea (Ref. 12541) and East Africa (Ref. 12484) to the Marquesan and Tuamoto islands, north to southern Japan, south to Lord Howe Island (Ref. 9710).

Biologie     Glossaire (ex. epibenthic)

Inhabit inshore on coastal muddy or sandy habitats in still bays, and commonly found in harbours and estuaries. Small juveniles on protected shallow mudflats (Ref. 48637). Found in weedy areas near rocks or reefs. Juveniles often near river mouths and in brackish water. Adults are solitary, juveniles often form small groups (Ref. 1602). Large adults are shy (Ref. 48637). Feed on benthic invertebrates by blowing away the sand (Ref. 1602). Readily dried and used to make ornaments (Ref. 12484).

Référence principale Upload your references | Références | Coordinateur : Matsuura, Keiichi | Collaborateurs

Randall, J.E., G.R. Allen and R.C. Steene, 1990. Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea. University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu, Hawaii. 506 p. (Ref. 2334)

Statut dans la liste rouge de l'IUCN (Ref. 90363)

  Non évalué 

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Menace pour l'homme

  Reports of ciguatera poisoning (Ref. 4690)




Utilisations par l'homme

Pêcheries: sans intérêt; Aquarium: 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=0.02630 (0.01417 - 0.04881), b=2.76 (2.59 - 2.93), based on LWR estimates for species & Subfamily-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Niveau trophique (Ref. 69278):  3.5   ±0.37 se; Based on food items.
Résilience (Ref. 69278):  Haut, temps minimum de doublement de population inférieur à 15 mois (Fec assumed to be > 10,000).
Vulnérabilité (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (24 of 100) .