Goniistius vittatus, Hawaiian morwong : aquarium

Goniistius vittatus (Garrett, 1864)

Hawaiian morwong
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Actinopteri (ray-finned fishes) > Centrarchiformes (Basses) > Latridae (Trumpeters)
Etymology: Goniistius: Greek, gonio = angle (Ref. 45335).

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

Marine; reef-associated; depth range 1 - 66 m (Ref. 58302), usually 18 - ? m (Ref. 9710).   Temperate

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Pacific Ocean: New Caledonia, Lord Howe Island, Kermadec Islands (Ref. 8879) and Hawaii.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 41.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 9710)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

An uncommon species found in seaward reefs (Ref. 9710). Benthic (Ref. 58302). Feeds on a wide variety of small invertebrate animals such as crabs, shrimps and other crustaceans, polychaete worms, mollusks, heart urchins and foraminiferans (Ref. 3921).

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Randall, J.E., 1985. Guide to Hawaiian reef fishes. Harrowood Books, Newtown Square, PA 19073, USA. 74 p. (Ref. 3921)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)


CITES (Ref. 123416)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Aquarium: commercial
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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 24.2 - 26.5, mean 26 °C (based on 54 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01230 (0.00553 - 0.02735), b=3.02 (2.83 - 3.21), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic level (Ref. 69278):  3.4   ±0.47 se; based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 120179):  Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate to high vulnerability (46 of 100) .
Nutrients (Ref. 124155):  Calcium = 13.2 [7.3, 22.1] mg/100g ; Iron = 0.21 [0.13, 0.33] mg/100g ; Protein = 19.5 [17.6, 21.4] % ; Omega3 = 0.339 [0.204, 0.577] g/100g ; Selenium = 10.5 [5.3, 20.2] μg/100g ; VitaminA = 47.6 [14.1, 156.0] μg/100g ; Zinc = 0.644 [0.451, 0.914] mg/100g (wet weight);