Cheilodactylus fuscus  Castelnau, 1879

Red morwong
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Cheilodactylidae (Morwongs)
Etymology: Cheilodactylus: Greek, cheilos = lip + Greek, daktylos = finger (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Castelnau.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; reef-associated; depth range ? - 30 m (Ref. 9002).   Temperate

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 65.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 9002)

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Western Pacific: eastern Australia and northeastern New Zealand.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Adults found on exposed rocky reefs down to about 30 m; juveniles on coastal reefs, amongst algae.

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Hoese, D.F., D.J. Bray, J.R. Paxton and G.R. Allen, 2006. Fishes. In Beasley, O.L. and A. Wells (eds.) Zoological Catalogue of Australia. Volume 35. ABRS & CSIRO Publishing: Australia Part 1, pp. xxiv 1-670; Part 2, pp. xxi 671-1472; Part 3, pp. xxi 1473-2178. (Ref. 75154)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01072 (0.00463 - 0.02481), b=3.04 (2.83 - 3.25), based on LWR estimates for this Subfamily-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  2.8   ±0.26 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  High vulnerability (58 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.