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Caracanthus maculatus (Gray, 1831)

Spotted coral croucher
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Actinopterígios (peces con aletas radiadas) > Scorpaeniformes (Scorpionfishes and flatheads) > Scorpaenidae (Scorpionfishes or rockfishes) > Caracanthinae
Etymology: Caracanthus: Greek, kara = face + Greek, akantha = thorn (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Gray.

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

; marino asociado a arrecife; rango de profundidad 3 - 15 m (Ref. 30874).   Tropical; 35°N - 30°S

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Indo-Pacific: East Indies to the Line, Marquesan, and Austral Islands, north to southern Japan.

Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 5.0 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 9710)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

Espinas dorsales (total): 7 - 8; Radios blandos dorsales (total): 12-13; Espinas anales 2; Radios blandos anales: 11 - 12. Coloration is tan to light gray covered with numerous small reddish-brown spots and has a notched dorsal fin.

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

Inhabits shallow reef crests, usually exposed to moderate surge (Ref. 48635). Common among the branches of pocilloporid corals (e.g. Pocillopora eydouxi, Stylophora mordax) and some species of Acropora.

Life cycle and mating behavior Madurez | Reproducción | Puesta | Huevos | Fecundidad | Larva

Main reference Upload your references | Referencias | Coordinador | Colaboradores

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

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 02 March 2015

CITES (Ref. 115941)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Acuario: Comercial
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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 25.4 - 29.3, mean 28.3 (based on 2417 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5625   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01698 (0.00629 - 0.04584), b=3.00 (2.77 - 3.23), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  3.3   ±0.5 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resiliencia (Ref. 69278):  Alto, población duplicada en un tiempo mínimo inferior a 15 meses ().
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (14 of 100) .