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Chironemus marmoratus  Günther, 1860

Kelpfish
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Chironemidae (Kelpfishes)
Etymology: Chironemus: Greek, cheir = hand + Greek, nema = filament.   More on author: Günther.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; reef-associated; depth range 0 - 30 m (Ref. 9003).   Subtropical; 29°S - 47°S

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 40.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 9002)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 14 - 15; Dorsal soft rays (total): 16-20; Anal spines: 3; Anal soft rays: 6 - 8; Vertebrae: 33. Adults have evenly spaced white spots over the entire head and body (Ref. 33616).

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions | Faunafri

Southwest Pacific: Australia and New Zealand.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Commonly found in kelp and weed areas of shallow rocky reefs exposed to strong surge and wave action (Ref. 33616). Feed on invertebrates and small fishes (Ref. 9003).

Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Paulin, C. and C. Roberts, 1992. The rockpool fishes of New Zealand (Te ika aaria o Aotearoa). Museum of New Zealand (Te Papa Tongarewa). 177 p.

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on empirical models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5312   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01000 (0.00389 - 0.02568), b=3.06 (2.84 - 3.28), based on LWR estimates for this Subfamily-BS (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.5   ±0.5 se; Based on diet studies.
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate vulnerability (39 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.