Chironemus maculosus (Richardson, 1850)
Silver spot
Chironemus maculosus
photo by Good, P.

Family:  Chironemidae (Kelpfishes)
Max. size:  35 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated
Distribution:  Western Pacific: Western Australia to Bass Strait, Australia. Also known from New Zealand.
Biology:  Inhabits shallow rocky reefs with dense algal cover.
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (119314)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 08.03.98
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 15.07.13

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