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Canthigaster janthinoptera (Bleeker, 1855)

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

Actinopterígios (peces con aletas radiadas) > Tetraodontiformes (Puffers and filefishes) > Tetraodontidae (Puffers) > Canthigasterinae
Etymology: Canthigaster: Greek, kanthos = the outer or inner corner of the eye, where the lids meet, 1646 + Greek, gaster = stomach (Ref. 45335).  More on author: Bleeker.

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

; marino asociado a arrecife; rango de profundidad 1 - 30 m (Ref. 1602).   Tropical; 32°N - 32°S

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

Indo-Pacific: East Africa south to Transkei, South Africa (Ref. 4919) and east to the Line, Marquesan, and Oeno islands, north to southern Japan, south to Lord Howe Island. Replaced by Canthigaster jactator in the Hawaiian Islands and Canthigaster punctatissimus in the tropical eastern Pacific (Ref. 37816). Also recorded from Southeast Atlantic.

Tamaño / Peso / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 9.0 cm TL macho / no sexado; (Ref. 4919)

Short description Morfología | Morfometría

Espinas dorsales (total): 0; Radios blandos dorsales (total): 9-10; Espinas anales 0; Radios blandos anales: 9 - 10. Many white spots scattered on body (Ref. 559).

Biología     Glosario (por ej. epibenthic)

Occurs in clear lagoon and seaward reefs, Ref. 48637. Found with sponges at various depths (Ref. 48637). Prefers sheltered areas in the form of holes in dead and living corals. Solitary or paired. Feeds on sponges, polychaetes, filamentous algae and on smaller quantities of tunicates, crustaceans, echinoderms and corals.

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

Oviparous (Ref. 205).

Main reference Upload your references | Referencias | Coordinador : Matsuura, Keiichi | Colaboradores

Myers, R.F., 1991. Micronesian reef fishes. Second Ed. Coral Graphics, Barrigada, Guam. 298 p. (Ref. 1602)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 08 June 2011

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): 24.7 - 29.3, mean 28.3 (based on 2816 cells).
Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.02754 (0.01158 - 0.06551), b=2.94 (2.73 - 3.15), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245).
Nivel trófico (Ref. 69278):  3.1   ±0.32 se; Based on food items.
Resiliencia (Ref. 120179):  Alto, población duplicada en un tiempo mínimo inferior a 15 meses (Preliminary K or Fecundity.).
Vulnerability (Ref. 59153):  Low vulnerability (10 of 100) .