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Lophonectes gallus  Günther, 1880

Crested flounder
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Pleuronectiformes (Flatfishes) > Bothidae (Lefteye flounders)
Etymology: Lophonectes: Greek, lophos = crest + Greek, nekton = swimm (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Günther.

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

Marine; demersal; depth range 26 - 240 m (Ref. 9563).   Temperate

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Western Pacific: eastern Australia (ranging south to South Australia and Tasmania, Ref. 9563) and New Zealand.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 20.0 cm Tl male/unsexed; (Ref. 9824)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 0. Males with bony tubercles on snout and tip of lower jaw. Head tubercles weakly developed or absent in females. Anterior dorsal-fin rays greatly elongate in males (Ref 42535).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Usually found on sandy bottoms (Ref. 9824). Feeds on benthic animals (Ref. 9824).

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator : Amaoka, Kunio | Collaborators

May, J.L. and J.G.H. Maxwell, 1986. Trawl fish from temperate waters of Australia. CSIRO Division of Fisheries Research, Tasmania. 492 p. (Ref. 9563)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Fisheries: of no interest
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 13.4 - 23.3, mean 15.9 (based on 169 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.7500   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01047 (0.00461 - 0.02381), b=3.00 (2.80 - 3.20), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.5   ±0.37 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 (35 of 100) .