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Bostockia porosa  Castelnau, 1873

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Percichthyidae (Temperate perches)
More on author: Castelnau.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Freshwater; demersal; potamodromous (Ref. 6994).   Temperate; 10°C - 25°C (Ref. 6994), preferred ?; 30°S - 35°S, 115°W -

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Oceania: between Albany district and Moore River in Australia.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 15.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 44894); common length : 9.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 5259); max. reported age: 6 years (Ref. 6994)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occur in coastal streams, lakes and ponds. Inhabit clear or darkly tannin-stained water of rivers, streams, swamps and lakes, usually near the cover of rocks, aquatic plants or woody debris (Ref. 44894). Cryptic during the day under stones or among vegetation, but actively feeding at night on various crustaceans, small fishes, aquatic insects and gastropods (Ref. 44894). Migrate to spawn in small side creeks after winter rains (August and September) (Ref. 6994). Males reach maturity after their first year, female after their second (Ref. 6994). Maximum life span is about six years (Ref. 44894).

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Allen, G.R., 1989. Freshwater fishes of Australia. T.F.H. Publications, Inc., Neptune City, New Jersey. (Ref. 5259)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 109396)

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=0.00389 (0.00180 - 0.00842), b=3.12 (2.94 - 3.30), based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.3   ±0.45 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  Medium, minimum population doubling time 1.4 - 4.4 years (tmax=6; tm=1; K=0.67; Fec=230).
Prior r = 0.65, 2 SD range = 0.28 - 1.51, log(r) = -0.43, SD log(r) = 0.42, Based on: 1 K, 2 tgen, 1 tmax, 2 Fec records
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (21 of 100) .