Diodon liturosus, Black-blotched porcupinefish : fisheries, aquarium

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Diodon liturosus Shaw 1804

Black-blotched porcupinefish
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> Tetraodontiformes (Puffers and filefishes) > Diodontidae (Porcupinefishes (burrfishes))
Etymology: Diodon: Greek, di = two + Greek, odous = teeth (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Shaw.

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

; seewasser riff-verbunden; tiefenbereich 1 - 90 m (Ref. 37816), usually 15 - 30 m (Ref. 9680).   Tropical; 30°N - 30°S

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Indo-Pacific: East Africa to the Society Islands, north to southern Japan, south to New South Wales. Not present in Hawaii (Ref. 9680). Southeast Atlantic: southeast coast of South Africa (Ref. 4423).

Size / Gewicht / Alter

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 65.0 cm TL Männchen/unbestimmt; (Ref. 9710)

Kurzbeschreibung Morphologie | Morphometrie

Rückenflossenstacheln (insgesamt): 0; Rückenflossenweichstrahlen (insgesamt): 14-16; Afterflossenstacheln 0; Afterflossenweichstrahlen: 14 - 16. Spines short (Ref. 1602). Several yellow-edged dark blotches on body (Ref. 559). D. liturosus differs from D. hystrix by its shorter spines and color (Ref. 37816).

Biologie     Fachlexikon (Englisch) (z.B. epibenthic)

Inhabits reef edges and slopes (Ref. 6113, 48637). Hides in caves and ledges during the day and forages at night (Ref. 9680). Also found below plate-corals during the day and often deep, ranging to at least 40 meters depth. Juveniles occur in lagoons and estuaries (Ref. 48637). Solitary. Feeds on crustaceans and mollusks. Not usually marketed (Ref. 9680).

Life cycle and mating behavior Geschlechtsreife | Fortpflanzung | Ablaichen | Eier | Fecundity | Larven

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Myers, R.F., 1991. Micronesian reef fishes. Second Ed. Coral Graphics, Barrigada, Guam. 298 p. (Ref. 1602)

IUCN Rote Liste Status (Ref. 123251)


CITES (Ref. 123416)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Bedrohung für Menschen

  Reports of ciguatera poisoning (Ref. 30303)





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Fischereien: weniger kommerziell; Aquarium: Kommerziell
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Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 24.7 - 29.1, mean 28.1 °C (based on 798 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5313   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.04677 (0.01914 - 0.11431), b=2.82 (2.61 - 3.03), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic level (Ref. 69278):  3.5   ±0.37 se; based on food items.
Widerstandsfähigkeit (Ref. 120179):  .
Verwundbarkeit (Ref. 59153):  Low to moderate vulnerability (30 of 100) .
Preiskategorie (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.