Chirodactylus brachydactylus in South Africa
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Main Ref.
Also Ref.
Occurrence native
Importance Ref.
Aquaculture Ref.
Regulations no regulations Ref. van der Elst, R., 1993
Freshwater No
Brackish No
Saltwater Yes
Live export
Bait No
Gamefish Yes
Abundance Ref.

Occurs throughout South Africa (Ref. 12484). Common on Aliwal Shoal and tidepools on the south Cape coast (Ref. 12484). Often the most common edible species on heavily angled reefs in Natal (Ref. 12484). Angling record: 0.9 kg; spearfishing record 2.6 kg (Ref. 12484).

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(e.g. 9948)
( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita
Modified by Garilao, Cristina V.
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