Peristrominous dolosus  Whitley, 1952

Deceitful velvetfish
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Scorpaeniformes (Scorpionfishes and flatheads) > Aploactinidae (Velvetfishes)
Etymology: Peristrominous: Greek, peristroma, atos = bedspread (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Whitley.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; benthopelagic.   Tropical; 10°S - 27°S

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Frontals, parietals, and infraorbital bones heavy armored. Interorbital with a wide depression. Pelvic fin insertion well behind pectoral fin base (Ref. 39602).

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Indo-Pacific: endemic to Australia.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found inshore, in soft bottom.

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Main reference Upload your references | References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Paxton, J.R., D.F. Hoese, G.R. Allen and J.E. Hanley, 1989. Pisces. Petromyzontidae to Carangidae. Zoological Catalogue of Australia, Vol. 7. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra, 665 p. (Ref. 7300)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 96402)

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 = 1.0000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01000 (0.00244 - 0.04107), b=3.04 (2.81 - 3.27), based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.3   ±0.5 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.