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Cristiceps aurantiacus Castelnau, 1879
YELLOW CRESTED WEEDFISH
Crested Weed-fish; Golden Weedfish; Yellow-crested Weedfish; Cristiceps pictus Macleay, 1881

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Species Cristiceps aurantiacus Castelnau, 1879

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CAAB : 37416017 Taxon concept Cristiceps_aurantiacus last modified 2014-02-18 12:02:55.437

Species Cristiceps aurantiacus Castelnau, 1879

Yellow Crested Weedfish , Crested Weed-fish, Crested Weedfish, Golden Weedfish, Yellow-crested Weedfish

 

Taxonomic Decision for Synonymy

 

Distribution

States

New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria, Western Australia


Extra Distribution Information

Southport, QLD (27°58'S) to Geelong, VIC (144°25'E) and Recherche Archipelago (118°E) to Geraldton (28°46'S), WA; temperate, south-west Pacific (New Zealand).


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IMCRA

Lord Howe Province (14), Central Western Shelf Province (29), Southwest Shelf Transition (30), Southwest Shelf Province (31), Western Bass Strait Shelf Transition (34), Bass Strait Shelf Province (35), Southeast Shelf Transition (37), Central Eastern Shelf Province (38), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, continental shelf, inshore, marine, rock reef.

Extra Ecological Information

Kelp beds, 2–20 m.

 

General References

Hoese, D.F., Gomon, M.F. & Rennis, D.S. 2008. Family Clinidae. pp. 696-722 in Gomon, M.F., Bray, D.J. & Kuiter, R.H. (eds). Fishes of Australia's Southern Coast . Sydney : Reed New Holland 928 pp. [698]

Kuiter, R.H. 1993. Coastal Fishes of South-eastern Australia . Bathurst : Crawford House Press 437 pp. [326]

Kuiter, R.H. 1996. Guide to Sea Fishes of Australia. A comprehensive reference for divers and fishermen . Sydney, NSW, Australia : New Holland Publishers xvii, 434 pp. [338]

McCulloch, A.R. 1929. A check-list of the fishes recorded from Australia. Part III. Records of the Australian Museum 5 : 329–436 [350]

Paulin, C., Stewart, A., Roberts, C. & McMillan, P. 1989. New Zealand fish: a complete guide. National Museum of New Zealand Miscellaneous Series 19 : 1-279 [221]

Paulin, C.D. & Roberts, C.D. 1992. The rockpool fishes of New Zealand. Te ika aaria o Aotearoa . Wellington : Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa 177 pp. [97]

Whitley, G.P. 1964. A survey of Australian Ichthyology. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 89 (1): 11-127 [54] (1947)

 

Common Name References

Hutchins, J.B. & Swainston, R. 1986. Sea Fishes of Southern Australia. Complete field guide for anglers and divers . Perth : Swainston Publishing 180 pp. [140] (Yellow-crested Weedfish)

Hutchins, J.B. & Thompson, M. 1983. The Marine and Estuarine Fishes of South-western Australia . Perth : Western Australian Museum 103 pp. 345 figs. [85] ( Yellow Crested Weedfish )

Kuiter, R.H. 1993. Coastal Fishes of South-eastern Australia . Bathurst : Crawford House Press 437 pp. [326] (Golden Weedfish)

Marshall, T.C. 1964. Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coastal Waters of Queensland . Sydney : Angus & Robertson 566 pp. 136 pls. [392] (Crested Weed-fish)

Seafood Services Australia 2008. Australian Fish Names Standard. http://www.fishnames.com.au/. ( Yellow Crested Weedfish )

Thomson, J.M. 1978. A Field Guide to the Common Sea & Estuary Fishes of Non-tropical Australia . Sydney : Collins 144 pp. [115] (Crested Weedfish)

 

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Cristiceps aurantiacus Castelnau , 1879

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Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Clinidae (Clinids)
Etymology: Cristiceps: Latin, crista = crest + Latin, ceps = head (Ref. 45335 ) .  More on author: Castelnau .

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

Marine; benthopelagic; depth range 0 - 30 m (Ref. 9003 ).   Temperate

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Southwest Pacific: New South Wales, Australia and New Zealand.

Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: L m   ?   range ? - ? cm
Max length : 22.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 9003 )

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occurs in rock pools and subtidal area down to 30 m (Ref. 9003 ). Inhabits kelp beds, sometimes with loose weeds on sand; also in coastal bays. Feeds on weed dwelling crustaceans and small fish (Ref. 9003 ). Viviparous (Ref. 94108 ).

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Kuiter, R.H. , 1993. Coastal fishes of south-eastern Australia. University of Hawaii Press. Honolulu, Hawaii. 437 p. (Ref. 9002 )

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744 )

  Least Concern (LC)  ; Date assessed: 04 May 2010

CITES (Ref. 118484 )

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361 )

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969 ): 15.9 - 23.3, mean 18.3 (based on 122 cells). Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805 ):  PD 50 = 0.6250   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high]. Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00589 (0.00285 - 0.01218), b=3.17 (2.99 - 3.35), in cm Total Length, based on LWR estimates for this species & (Sub)family-body (Ref. 93245 ). Trophic Level (Ref. 69278 ):  4.0   ±0.66 se; Based on food items. Resilience (Ref. 120179 ):  . Vulnerability (Ref. 59153 ):  Low vulnerability (11 of 100) .

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