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Pseudotriacanthus strigilifer  (Cantor, 1849)

Long-spined tripodfish
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Tetraodontiformes (Puffers and filefishes) > Triacanthidae (Triplespines)
Etymology: Pseudotriacanthus: Greek, pseudes = false + Greek, tres, tria = three + Greek, akantha = thorn (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; brackish; demersal; depth range 2 - 110 m (Ref. 3540).   Tropical

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 25.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 9804); common length : 20.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 3540)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Second dorsal-fin spine more than 1/2 length of first dorsal-fin spine. Anal-fin base about 2 times in soft dorsal-fin base. Scales with an anterior to posterior series of high, thin, distally emarginated vertical ridges (Ref 9804).

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Indo-Pacific: Gulf of Oman to Indonesia and the Philippines.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occurs in coastal and estuarine waters, on sandy or muddy flats to depths of usually 60 m, Ref. 48637. Feeds on benthic invertebrates. Sold fresh in markets.

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Matsuura, K., 2001. Triacanthidae. Triplespines. p. 3905-3910. In K.E. Carpenter and V. Niem (eds.) FAO species identification guide for fishery purposes. The living marine resources of the Western Central Pacific. Vol. 6. Bony fishes part 4 (Labridae to Latimeriidae), estuarine crocodiles. FAO, Rome. (Ref. 9804)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)

CITES (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




Human uses

Fisheries: minor commercial; aquarium: commercial
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 1.0078   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01995 (0.00906 - 0.04395), b=3.01 (2.83 - 3.19), based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  2.5   ±0.20 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (32 of 100) .
Price category (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.