Prionurus microlepidotus, Sixplate sawtail : aquarium

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Prionurus microlepidotus Lacepède, 1804

Sixplate sawtail
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Classification / Names Nombres comunes | Sinónimos | Catalog of Fishes (gen., sp.) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterígios (peces con aletas radiadas) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Acanthuridae (Surgeonfishes, tangs, unicornfishes) > Prionurinae
Etymology: Prionurus: Greek, prion, -onos = saw + Greek, oura = tail (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Lacepède.

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

; marino; salobre asociado a arrecife.   Subtropical; 15°C - 20°C (Ref. 27115)

Distribución Países | Áreas FAO | Ecosistemas | Ocurrencias, apariciones | Point map | Introducciones | Faunafri

Western Pacific: eastern Australia, including Lord Howe Island (Ref. 2334) and Japan (Ref. 27683).

Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 70.0 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 2334)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

Espinas dorsales (total): 8; Radios blandos dorsales (total): 21-22; Espinas anales 3; Radios blandos anales: 20 - 21. Colour grey-brown with indistinct dark bars on side of body, the 5 to 7 peduncular plates black. Body depth of subadults about 2 times in SL, the body becoming more elongate with age (to as much 3 times in SL in large adults). Adults developing a pronounced protuberance anteriorly on snout (Ref 9808).

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

Occurs along rocky shores and feeds on benthic algae. Juveniles found in estuaries and bays (Ref. 9710).

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

Probably spawn in pairs (Ref. 240).

Main reference Upload your references | Referencias | Coordinador : Randall, John E. | Colaboradores

Randall, J.E., G.R. Allen and R.C. Steene, 1990. Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea. University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu, Hawaii. 506 p. (Ref. 2334)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 07 May 2010

CITES (Ref. 118484)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Acuario: Comercial
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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 18.1 - 25.4, mean 23.3 (based on 108 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5078   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.01122 (0.00514 - 0.02450), b=3.04 (2.87 - 3.21), in cm Total Length, based on all LWR estimates for this body shape (Ref. 93245).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  2.7   ±0.30 se; Based on food items.
Resiliencia (Ref. 120179):  Medio, población duplicada en un tiempo mínimo de 1.4-4.4 años (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Moderate to high vulnerability (50 of 100) .