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Trichonotus blochii  Castelnau, 1875

Bloch's sand diver
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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Trichonotidae (Sanddivers)
Etymology: Trichonotus: Greek, thrix = hair + Greek, noton = back (Ref. 45335).   More on author: Castelnau.

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Marine; benthopelagic.   Tropical

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Eastern Indian Ocean to Western Pacific: northern Australia.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 14.3 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 84215)

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 5 - 7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 43-46; Anal spines: 1; Anal soft rays: 39 - 41; Vertebrae: 55. This species is distinct with the following set of characters: D V-VII,43-46; A I,39-41; lateral line scales 57-60; gill rakers 4-6+17-21; vertebrae 55; head length (HL) 18-20% SL; snout length 25-31% HL; infraorbital and supraorbital canals separated anterior to eye; elongated dorsal fin spines in males 4-6; caudal fin in males with 2 black stripes (Ref. 84215).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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Katayama, E. and H. Endo, 2010. Redescription of a sanddiver, Trichonotus blochii (Actinopterygii: Perciformes: Trichonotidae), with confirmation of Its validity. Species Diversity 2010(15):1-10. (Ref. 84215)

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

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   ±0.4 se; Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Resilience (Ref. 69278):  .
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .