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Trichonotus filamentosus  (Steindachner, 1867)

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Trichonotidae (Sanddivers)
Etymology: Trichonotus: Greek, thrix = hair + Greek, noton = back (Ref. 45335).

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; reef-associated; depth range 10 - 217 m (Ref. 86942).   Temperate

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Western Pacific: Japan and China. Recently reported from the Chesterfield Islands (Ref. 11897).

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 15.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 559)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal soft rays (total): 43-44. Recognized by the black spot on the head. Males lack dorsal filaments but have a long extended ventral fin ray (Ref. 48636).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found on sandy bottoms in shallow waters (Ref. 32211). Seen singly or in coastal sand slopes (Ref. 48636). Feed on zooplankton (Ref. 9137).

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Also Ref. 103751.

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Masuda, H., K. Amaoka, C. Araga, T. Uyeno and T. Yoshino, 1984. The fishes of the Japanese Archipelago. Vol. 1. Tokai University Press, Tokyo, Japan. 437 p. (text). (Ref. 559)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 17.9 - 28.1, mean 26.2 (based on 564 cells; Ref. 115970).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5020   [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), in cm Total Length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245).
Trophic Level (Ref. 69278):  3.4   ±0.45 se; Based on food items.
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .